Claudiu Ciprian Popa (n. 1973), visual artist, from Bucharest, lives and works in Lisbon. A 2008 graduate from the Art University of Theater and Cinematography in Bucharest, specializing in photography and film. 2019 Master in photography and dynamic images at the Art University of Bucharest. In 2018 he participated in the European Academy of Participation Summer School Amsterdam.
Claudiu started in 2000 as Assistant Photographer in an advertising studio and then worked in many advertising campaigns as a Photographer and Director of Photography but his interest manifests more in the area of fiction and experimental movies, and portrait and nude photography. He did cinematography for many shorts and documentary one of them internationally awarded. In 2008 he received Kodak award for best Romanian cinematography in short movies.
He was a part of many group exhibitions.
At present, he is looking for new ways to express himself combining his passions, film and photography .