The Ivorian Student Creating Culturally Relevant Emojis

After learning how to create emojis through YouTube tutorials in 2017, O'Plerou Grebet, a digital artist and art student, dedicated everyday of 2018 to creating and posting a new culturally relevant emoji. His first emoji was of Foutou, a staple Ivorian meal made from ground cassava flour and mashed plantains.

O'Plerou Grebet's emojis.



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