serena lee
Lighting in Layers

In a technical course in art college I learned about three-point lighting; I wanted to describe certain inadequacies through conventions of lighting, from three angles.

Text piece

The Netherlands, 2009

written for Done to a Dead End or The Dead Or Alive Sale curated by Lee Welch
published in Options with Nostrils

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Options with Nostrils brings together a collection of previously unpublished essays, both theoretical and visual, by artists, curators, a writer, a scholar, and a group of postgraduates from the Piet Zwart Institute who together founded the “Office for the Unknown.”

Contributions by Kathryn Elkin, Anthony Huberman, Raimundas Malašauskas, Nathaniel Mellors, Marco Pasi, Lili Reynaud-Dewar, Dieter Roelstraete, Aaron Schuster, Alexis Vaillant, and Giles Bailey, Martijn in’t Veld, Serena Lee, Arvo Leo, Susana Pedrosa, Linda Quinlan, Lee Welch, Camilla Wills, Timmy van Zoelen
Co-published with Sternberg Press, Berlin and Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam
Design by Sanghon Kim
Edited by Alexis Vaillant