Adeola Naomi Aderemi is a multilingual, multilocal, AfroGreek, and multi-format artist, scholar, curator, and healer. She received her Masters of Science in Public Health at Birmingham City University, her master’s thesis focuses on the socioeconomic impact of violence against women of Sub-Saharan Africa. All whilst working as a curator, yoga therapist, and editor in chief of Distinguished Diva. She is currently working on her debut documentary film on the lives and lived experiences of Greeks of Africa descent (AfroGreek). She utilises the integration of holistic healing practices in policy places and modalities of care available on issues around Black women’s liberation, gender justice, women’s health, and equal representation for voices of women of African descent in global media. Her work in various mediums has been featured in publications such as Women Under Siege, New York Times, Ms. Magazine, New Museum New York, Forbes, E-flux, Elle, and Vogue.
Updated February 2021
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I am Afro Greek: Black portraiture in Greece
Senior Fellow Kafilat Adeola Naomi Aderemi is the film creator of "I am Afro Greek: Black portraiture in Greece." The project is presented by State of Concept through the exhibition “Kapwani Kiwanga: Deposits”.
Monuments of Slave Traders, Genociders and Imperialists Are Becoming Flashpoints in Global Anti-Racism Protests
Senior Fellow Adeola Aderemi is quoted in this article from TIME on the recent protests and removals of monuments of slave traders across Europe.
COVID-19 in Africa: Online Magazine seeks African writers to share insights on COVID-19 experiences on the continent
Distinguished Diva, an online African magazine for and by women of African heritage, is seeking contributions on their upcoming issue on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the African continent. Distinguished Divas' current Editor-in-Chief is Senior Fellow Adeola Naomi Aderemi.
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