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Indira Cesarine


INDIRA CESARINE first discovered her love of photography aged 15, while taking a summer school course at Parson's School of Design in Manhattan. Touted as a “photographic child prodigy”, her first solo exhibition was at the age of 16 at the Paul Mellon Art Center. She was the recipient of Choate Rosemary Hall’s prestigious Kaufman Award in “Photographic Art”. While completing a triple major in Art History, French Literature and Women's Studies at Columbia University in New York and Paris, France, she began shooting for a variety of top modeling agencies including Elite, Ford, and Wilhelmina Models in the early 1990's. 


Over the years her photography has been featured in countless international publications including British Vogue, GQ, Glamour, Marie Claire, Tatler, The Times, In Style and L’Officiel as well as for brands such as Dior, Charles Jourdan, Kenzo and Cerruti. Aside from her work as a photographer, she has worked throughout her career as a multi-media artist and director. In 2009 she launched XXXX Magazine, "The Untitled Magazine"  showcasing original productions of video art and fashion films, and in 2011 the title was expanded into a globally distributed print edition, 'The Untitled Magazine".


Exhibits and screenings of her work include, “Facets of Figuration” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; , "Second Circle"  La Jolla Film Festival at the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art in July 2012; The “Voyeur” Exhibit at Art Basel Miami, in collaboration with Miami Art Museum Contemporaries, American Friends of the Louvre and Quintessentially; “Motion Deconstructed” Exhibit with Quintessentially Art, New York; “Soiree Au Louvre” at the French Embassy Cultural Center; “Carte Blanche” solo show at Visionairs Gallery, Paris. Her short film, “City of Love” was featured at Cannes Film Festival in 2007 and her documentary short film, “In Face of Disability” was featured at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. Her video productions were exhibited between 2011-2012 at the Big Screen Plaza in Chelsea, New York. 


Indira and her work have been featured internationally on TV shows such as E! TV, Fashion TV, Entertainment Tonight, Inside Edition, HBO’s Special “Ford Supermodel of the World”, MTV, ‘HIGH SOCIETY’ and “Make me a Supermodel” UK and US editions as well as H&M LIFE TV. 





In The Raw: The Female Gaze On The Nude – Group Show, Artist & Curator – The Untitled Space, New York, March 2016
Vita et Mors – Solo Exhibit, The Untitled Space, New York, March 2016
International Women’s Day SBWSA Panel Discussion – Panelist, Anthology Film Archives, New York, March 2016

Feminism & The 4th Wave – Panel Discussion – Panelist, The Untitled Space, New York, October 2015
The ‘F’ Word: Feminism in Art – Group Show, Artist & Curator – The Untitled Space, New York, October, 2015
Mortem//Papiliones – Exhibit, The Untitled Space, New York, June 9 – July 10, 2015
(un)SCENE Art Show – Armory Arts Week, Group Show, New York, March 4-8, 2015
Human/Nature Benefit Exhibit – The Untitled Magazine & Vohn Gallery, Group Show, New York, February 2015
Artecho Benefit Exhibition & Auction – “Photography Masters and Shooting Stars,” Art Basel Miami, November 28 – December 12, 2014
12th Annual International Festival Photo Mode – Exhibiting Artist, Cannes, France, June 15 – August 29, 2014
The Big Egg Hunt New York – Contributing Artist “The Egg of Light” Sculpture, Rockefeller Center, New York, April 1–26, 2014
UNICEF Zero Awards – Video Projection in Collaboration with The Untitled Magazine, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, December 5, 2013
AFPT Benefit Awards Exhibit & Auction – Exhibiting Artist, New York, December 9, 2013
 “Feeling Good” Benefit Photography Exhibit – Getty Images Gallery, David Lynch Foundation UK + Out of Context, London, 2013
 “Second Circle” Premiere at The La Jolla Film Festival – Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego , July 2012
 “Out of The Box” Art Salon & Auction – Exhibiting Artist, New York, June 2012
 “The Untitled Fashion Film” Video Installation – VIP Rooms, Cannes Film Festival, France, May 2012
 “Facets of Figuration” Metropolitan Museum of Art – Benefit Art Exhibit, New York, September 2011
 “Factory Project” Exhibit and Video Installation – West London Art Factory & Graffik Gallery, London, July 2011
 “In Face of Disability” Cannes Film Festival – Documentary Film Screening – Short Film Corner, France, May 2011
 “The Voyage Issue” Big Screen Plaza – Outdoor Cinema, Chelsea, New York, Daily Film Screenings Sept 2011- June 2012
 “The Voyage Issue” Fashion Film Installation – La Villa, Paris, France – October 1, 2011
 “Best of XXXX Magazine” Big Screen Plaza – Outdoor Cinema, Chelsea, New York, Daily Film Screenings July 2010 – Sept 2011
 “Voyeur” Exhibit Art Basel Miami with American Friends of the Louvre, Miami Art Museum Contemporaries, & Quintessentially, Miami, 2010
 “Voyeur” Issue Fashion Film Installation – Matignon, Paris, March 5, 2011
 “Soiree Au Louvre” American Friends of The Louvre Benefit – Video Art Installation, French Embassy Cultural Center, New York, June 2010
 “Motion Deconstructed” Exhibit & Video Installation – Quintessentially Art, New York, June 2010
 “Distorted Beauty” Exhibit – Station Digital Gallery, New York, April 2010
 “London Fashion Shorts” Machine-A Gallery – London UK, February 2010
 “Carte Blanche” Solo Exhibition – Visionairs Gallery, Paris, January 2010
 “View Imaging” Exhibition – 401 Projects, New York, December 2009
 “New York Fashion Shorts” Film Screening – Tribeca Grand, New York, September 2009
 “Peep Show” Soffer Collective Benefit Auction – New York, April 2009
 “City of Love” Short Film Screening – Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner, France, May 2007
 “Indira Cesarine” Solo Exhibition – The Tunnel, New York, July 1996
 “Tropic of Cancer” Solo Exhibition – Casa La Femme, New York, July 1993
 Paul Mellon Arts Center – Solo Exhibit – Connecticut

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