Mayowa is a filmmaker and photographer who has worked with clients like Future, Gucci Mane, 21 Savage and many others. She directed and produced documentary film “Acting White” which was the official selection for Berlin Feminist Film Week. Currently based in Berlin Mayowa’s work has been published in Vogue, Saint Heron, Okay Africa, and many more.
The film confronts what it means to “Act White” in the context of contemporary America. Mayowa dissects the origin and usage of the phrase and the implications of its role in defining Whiteness, and by extension revealing Blackness.