Head of Contemporary Music, Southbank Centre
Adem's talk broadcasts 25 February 2024, 06:45 PM
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About this speaker
Having been responsible for arts and cultural organisations, talent development programmes, live music festivals, tours and gigs, Adem specialises in enabling the ambitions of music artists & creatives, predominantly within UK Jazz, Afrobeat, Grime, Reggae, Electronic and R&B music. At Southbank Centre, Adem is responsible for 150+ gigs and events a year, including the iconic Meltdown Festival. As Music Curator at the Horniman Museum & Gardens, Adem led the award winning 696 Programme & Festival celebrating Black British Music & the sounds of South London. Adem is a fellow of Clore Leadership, the Royal Society of Arts and PRS Foundation’s Power Up scheme, an initiative supporting Black music creators and industry professionals to address anti-Black racism and racial disparities in the music sector.