Daniel Popper is a Cape Town-based artist who is well known for his incredible installations that are in the public and the stage designs in music festivals. And one of his latest and incredible creations is the ‘Thrive’ that is in Fort Lauderdale in Florida.
This new work is installed at Society Las Olas and is a permanent one. The figure that rips open its chest is very big, it weighs about 14 tons and is tall more than 30 ft. And through the ripped chest, people can walk through, and inside it has a beautiful fern green in color. His installation Modem Swamp had tower the Modem Festival, Croatia in 2019.
With the current situation, music festivals aren’t being held and therefore he’s now more into permanent public installations. To My Modern Met, he had said about how he thinks people will interact with this beautiful installation. As he had said he thinks that people will interact with the installation and for many years that would come to the message, and the feeling would last. And also had said that it is a symbol of hope and transmission that have been central to many people’s world in 2020. For anybody who is interested in his work, for more you can go have a visit to his website or check on his Instagram.
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