Lighting Your Still‑Life Using Household Lamps
In this do-it-yourself lighting mini-workshop, Néstor Pérez-Molière will demonstrate ideas on how to light your still life utilizing a variety of household lamps and items to manipulate light. We will also talk about how lighting can convey emotions and what common household items you can use to manipulate light. Questions and discussion is encouraged in this 90-minute interactive session.
Néstor Pérez-Molière was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and currently resides in The Bronx. His practice takes place mainly in the realm of photography, but also incorporates performance, drawing, video, installation, and intaglio techniques. All of these are used in unison as he turns his camera on himself and delves into self-portraiture, exploring his relationship with his body, body image ideals, and food relationships as subject matter.
Nestor has an MFA from Hunter College and holds a BSc in botany. He was part of the Artist in the Marketplace and Creative Capital’s Taller mentorship programs, and was part of The Bronx Museum of the Art’s Fourth Biennial. He has exhibited at the Museo de las Américas, the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center, Longwood Gallery, and the Liga de Artes de San Juan. He currently teaches digital and darkroom photography at the International Center of Photography and The Point CDC.Néstor teaches lighting for still life and more for StrudelmediaLive.