As the Internet of Things becomes the dominant network of operation, digital humans are accelerating in popularity. Lil Wavi, for example, is one such character. Fully fictitious, the CGI avatar has a distinct social media presence that flows very on-brand. He was conceived by London-based creative director Emily Groom who seeks to fuse the real and digital worlds into a cohesive whole.
Lil Wavi has become the "It-boy influencer" and brand ambassador of Groom's futurist streetwear label Waviboy which was launched back in 2016. Groom shares that the motivation behind creating him was out of a desire to "push fashion forward" in the digital age.
The digital human definitely embraces the aesthetic of the common 'fuccboi.' He has an unruly social media presence which is why he makes for such an interesting online entity. Surely inspired by contemporary societal interactions, the digital human provides entertainment in the context of the tech age.
Lil Wavi is a Digital Human with a Scandalous Attitude
Kalina Ned — November 30, 2018 — Pop Culture