Paolo Montiel Coppa


Born in Cuernavaca, 1977

Lives and works in Mexico City


Originally interested in researching light as a scientist, Montiel-Coppa studied Physics, Art, Music, and Audio engineering. With over 15 years of experience as a lighting programmer and designer he now also creates kinetic light art works and site specific light art installations.

He is currently a collaborator in Cocolab and senior lighting designer in Nerd Light, in Mexico City.


Art-handler specializing in digital lighting systems for permanent applications in art and architecture, he has worked with artists such as Kurt Hentschlager, Anti VJ and James Turrell.