Moon Melanin is a photo series that touches on the relationship between melanated people and the moonlight that illuminates us. The moon provides direct reflection of the sun and in this light we find aspects of us that have been kept in the shadows.


In the photo series #MoonMelanin, the photographer asked each person what their first thoughts are when they hear the word melanin. Here are their stories:

Creative Credits

Creative Direction & Photography: Adebayo Kosoko (The Art Hype) / @thearthype

Silhouette and Words: Brandii Nicole @honeyb_ii


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