Kemi Alemoru

Kemi Alemoru

WriterLondon, United Kingdom
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Kemi Alemoru

Kemi Alemoru

WriterLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Kemi Alemoru is a writer, editor, and host that specialises in pop culture, television, music, and politics.
  • Me, Myself and I
    Me, Myself and IA week-long photography project celebrating artists who have ultimate agency over their image. In the context of a global pandemic, it felt like the perfect time to examine what each of us is individually capable of and that solitude does not have to be limiting. We spotlighted and commissioned works by a selection of women and non-binary artists curated by me.
  • Burna Boy Crack Magazine cover
    Burna Boy Crack Magazine coverInterview by me
  • Dazed Black Futures Month
    Dazed Black Futures MonthA week-long series celebrating the black British people who are currently making history during Black History Month. Because as important as it is to learn about where we've been we need to document where we're going
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Projects credited in
  • The DAZED100 (2019)
    The DAZED100 (2019)Dazed Media's flagship next-gen talent campaign, the Dazed100 is an agenda-setting list of young creatives (in fashion, music, film, art, and activism) set to shape culture in the year ahead. Working alongside Dazed Head of Fashion Emma Hope Allwood, I co-project managed and co-edited the 2019 Dazed100 content project. Responsibilities included: talent curation, incl. diversity and inclusivity; talent and/or rep liaison; content gathering, permissions and management; commissioning Dazed Digital
  • the home issue
    the home issue
  • gal-dem Guardian takeover proves diversity breeds creativity
    gal-dem Guardian takeover proves diversity breeds creativityThe gal-dem team talk over their plans with staff from the Guardian Weekend magazine. Photograph: Shaista Chishty for the Guardian 1. The Guardian Article Liv Little and Melissa Denes Sat 18 Aug 2018, published on The Guardian Working with the Guardian on gal-dem’s takeover of Weekend magazine was an incredible exercise and a clear demonstration of the power of championing marginalised voices. The feedback has been overwhelming and the fact that sales spiked significantly are both clear remi
  • Riposte #12
    Riposte #12The nights are now dark, Brexit is wrecking your head and you’ve completed Netflix but fear not! The new issue of Riposte is here to cheer you up, expand your mind and introduce you to some magnificent women. We open issue #12 with poetry from Fariha Róisín, there’s a series of personal essays on the theme of being lost, a mediation on our current use of social media and the band Girl Ray bring a new word into our everyday lexicon. Pre-order the latest issue here.
  • the gal-hood issue
    the gal-hood issuegal-dem is a magazine (online and in print) where all of the content is produced by women and non-binary people of colour which launched in September 2015. The aim of gal-dem is to open up our take on the world to a wider audience. We want people from all backgrounds to engage with the work we are doing. It’s no secret that the mainstream media doesn’t represent or reflect us, so we are doing it for ourselves. gal-dem was founded by Liv Little who, frustrated with the lack of diversity at Bristo
  • gal-dem 2020 Membership Campaign
    gal-dem 2020 Membership CampaignThe 2020 ‘gal-dem’ Membership Model, ’Become a gal-dem member today!’ Is a campaign aimed at current and future fans of the ‘gal-dem’ community to join their movement by subscribing to their online publication and becoming an official ‘gal-dem’ member.
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Work history
    gal-dem magazine logo
    gal-dem magazine logo
    Features Editorgal-dem magazine
    London, United KingdomPart Time
    Staff WriterDazed & Confused / Dazed Digital
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Producing
  • Hosting
  • Podcasting
  • Presenting
  • Consultancy
    MA Magazine JournalismCity University London
     - London, United Kingdom