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.
She is the founder of Melanin Unscripted, a visual platform focusing on dismantling stereotypes that launched with Black In Tokyo a documentary following 5 subjects on the black experience in Japan. As a writer for platforms like Highsnobiety and Okayafrica, Amarachi 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. Amarachi has produced and shot social campaigns for Adidas Tokyo that featured the first woman of color on their Instagram page. Her passion for giving back has also allowed her to work on projects with London based women's rights group Equality Now and also be an ambassador for D&AD in New York and Princeton University's race relations. Amarachi is currently working on a number of documentary projects between Lagos, Nigeria and New York and plans to curate panels and exhibitions throughout the year.
ASOS Magazine September 2016 Issue
Princeton University Prize for Race Relations, 2013
Freeman International Scholarship, 2015
Lew Klein Excellence in Media Scholarship, 2015