Blurring racial lines by bringing to light the fact that there are complex identities and cultures around the world is a perfect way for us to embrace the multicultural mode of the universe. This is why Amarachi Nwosu created Melanin Unscripted, a series aimed at uncovering diverse identities that are not projected in the mainstream media. Melanin Unscripted shows the unscripted, real-life perspective and experiences of young people.
Amarachi hopes to inspire people to pursue their passion regardless of their race, gender or background, by sharing the stories of individuals who pushing the boundaries of fixed cultural mindsets and paving way for the next generation of creative people.
Amarachi Nwosu is a Nigerian-American self-taught photographer, filmmaker and writer. With a background in International Communications; she has worked with a number of brands, organizations and companies in cities like Lagos, Tokyo, New York, London and Los Angeles.
As a writer for platforms like Highsnobiety and Okayafrica, Amarachi Nwosu is dedicated to telling unique stories that bring identity and culture to light. Her work has been featured on platforms like CNN Africa and she has worked on documentary projects with VICE Japan.
Watch the first Melanin Unscripted documentary on what its like to be black in Tokyo: