Indira Cesarine is a multimedia artist who works with photography, video, painting, printmaking and sculpture. Her work as an artist has been featured internationally at many art galleries, museums and festivals, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Mattatuck Museum, CICA Museum, Getty Images Gallery, French Embassy Cultural Center, Art Basel Miami, Cannes Film Festival and the International Festival Photo Mode to name a few. In 2014, her public art sculpture, “The Egg of Light” was exhibited at Rockefeller Center as part of the Fabergé Big Egg Hunt. Her work was auctioned at Sotheby’s New York for the annual “Take Home A Nude” art benefit in 2017 and was featured at Scope Art Fair at Art Basel (Switzerland) 2018.
A graduate of Columbia University with a triple major in Art History, French and Women’s Studies, she additionally studied art and photography at Parson’s School of Design, International Center of Photography, School of Visual Arts, The Art Students League and New York Academy of Art. Cesarine had her first solo show at the age of sixteen at Paul Mellon Arts Center. She had an early start to her professional career, working for top modeling agencies as a photographer from the age of seventeen. Upon graduation from university, she continued her career in London where she was awarded commissions by Vogue, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar and many other international titles while still in her early twenties. As a photographer, she focused on creating empowering images of women that encapsulated strength, sensitivity and intelligence. Over the past twenty years, her work has been published in hundreds of international magazines. She has been cited as “one of the most talented photographers working today.” Cesarine has been featured internationally on TV shows and networks such as E! TV, Entertainment Tonight, MTV, Inside Edition, HBO, The Ricki Lake Show, iTV (UK), High Society, H&M Life TV, Ford Supermodel of The World, Make Me a Supermodel US and UK editions, and Fashion One TV. Her work as a director has included music videos, documentary shorts, fashion and video art films.
In 2009, she launched publishing company Untitled Media, and it’s first title, online multimedia publication “XXXX Magazine” which was comprised predominately of original short films and video art productions. In 2011 she launched the globally distributed print publication “The Untitled Magazine” of which she is currently editor-in-chief. Her work for the magazine, which presents exclusive interviews with inspirational artists, as well as articles on culture and politics, includes overseeing all creative direction and content, as well as contributing as a photographer and journalist. Ever expanding her creative vision, in 2014 she broadened her work to include art curatorial, and founded The Untitled Space art gallery. She continues to explore her creative vision as an artist vis-a-vis traditional and new mediums, and finds strength in examining new ideas in contemporary culture. Born in Sioux City, Iowa, Indira Cesarine currently lives and works in Tribeca, New York.