Daniel Jonathan Popper (1983-), is a recognised South-African artist, best known for his larger-than-life sculptures and public arts installation.
Born in Johannesburg, Popper moved to Cape Town with his family when he was 19. Popper graduated from Michaelis School of Fine Arts after earning his BFA with honors in 2006. He attended the University of Cape Town.
“Thrive” is a seraphic female figure with a passageway laced in greenery under the front portico of Society Las Olas.
In 2007, Popper began exploring installations and performing arts.
In 2010, his first notable commissioned work is at FIFA World Cup in South Africa. In 2012, he shifted to stage and production design when he was commissioned by Boom Festival in Portugal.