Based in Botswana, Tanlume Enyatseng is the gifted writer and creative behind the blog “Banana Emoji.” Tanlume describes it as an “ARTivism blog,” and he’s published a wide range of articles covering social commentary, art, fashion and humor. For many of the articles, he creates inspiring fashion editorials, which he occasionally styles and features in himself. In his interview with WePresent, Tanlume spoke about his biggest inspirations and the experience of being a millennial in Botswana. Banana Emoji has been featured on AfroPunk, Bubblegum Club, Mail & Guardian, and many other publications.
“I’ve made every single decision based on what I like before thinking about how people will perceive it. I’m just listening to my needs in terms of expression.”