The Substitute explores a paradox: our preoccupation with creating new life forms, while neglecting existing ones.

The last male northern white rhino, now extinct, brought back to life in digital form.
The life size projection transitions from pixelated to lifelike as the rhino roams the virtual world and comprehends the limitations of its space, using data generated by artificial intelligence.

My role: 3D Generalist. Texturing, shading and grooming of the rhino.