Is this for a quick light at night while going to the restroom? The quickest, most simple solution for light is one of those stick on battery operated 'tap' lights. They come in lots of styles and because of LED bulbs can last a long time.
If you really want to use the big lights there are some 12 volt remote control systems available. You can mount the switch wherever you want.
There are 10 types of people in the world.
Those that know binary, and those that don't.