The Untitled Magazine‘s editor-in-chief and publisher, Indira Cesarine, began her career as a photographer, working for top modeling agencies Elite, Ford and Wilhelmina Models while still in her teens. After completing a triple major from Columbia University in Art History, French and Women’s Studies, she continued her career in London where she was awarded photography commissions by British Vogue, GQ, Esquire, and many other international titles. She was featured alongside supermodel Christie Brinkley in the 1995 TV movie, “Ford Supermodel of The World”, and her career was highlighted the same year for ETV in a special on her early rise in fashion photography. She continued to work internationally as a fashion photographer for many years, shooting for renowned publications and brands such as Vogue, InStyle, The Times, Glamour, Elle, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, Dior, Kenzo, Charles Jourdan, and Cerruti 1881, to name a few.
Alongside her photography career, Cesarine worked as a magazine editor for several publications, including as the Editor At Large of British indie magazine Don’t Tell It from 1995 – 1997, and as Fashion Editor at Large of Lush Magazine from 2006 to 2009.
In 2009, Cesarine launched Untitled Media, and it’s first publication, “XXXX Magazine, The Untitled Magazine“, an online multimedia publication which produced a daily edition covering fashion and contemporary art as well as a bi-annual special edition featuring 20-30 original short films, which were additionally screened at cinemas, galleries, museums and festivals internationally. The print edition of “The Untitled Magazine” was launched in 2011, with the “Voyage” Issue 4. In 2012 the print magazine became globally distributed by Pineapple Media to over 30 countries with the “Cinema” Issue 5, which featured a cover story photographed by Cesarine of actress Vanessa Hudgens.
Cesarine personally oversees each issue, curating not only the artists, photographers and themes, but also the casting and many other elements of the productions. She continues to contribute as a photographer and journalist to the publication, and has expanded Untitled Media to include The Untitled Boutique, an online fashion retail store, Untitled Productions, a full service production house and creative agency, and The Untitled Space, a contemporary art gallery located in Tribeca, New York.
The Untitled Space features exhibits of contemporary art and photography independently and in collaboration with other galleries and curators by emerging and established artists. The gallery highlights a program of art dedicated to exploring conceptual themes and features an ongoing series of “Women in Art”, as well as special cultural events such as a recent TEDx talk.
As a multimedia artist Cesarine works with photography, video, painting, printmaking and sculpture. She has directed fashion films, narrative and documentary short films, as well as video art productions. Her work has been exhibited internationally at many galleries, museums, and festivals, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Getty Images Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, French Embassy Cultural Center, Art Basel Miami, Cannes Film Festival and the International Festival Photo Mode to name a few. In 2014 she created the public art sculpture, “The Egg of Light“, which was exhibited at Rockefeller Center for The Big Egg Hunt, New York. She has additionally curated many photography and video art exhibits in collaboration with The Untitled Magazine, and with The Untitled Space, is able to extend her curation to contemporary artists.
Over the years, Cesarine and her work have been featured internationally on many TV shows including Inside Edition, Entertainment Tonight, The Ricki Lake Show, “Make Me a Supermodel” US and UK editions, The Lorraine Show, High Society and Rich Kids of Beverly Hills, to name a few. In her spare time she hosts TV interviews for Fashion One TV, and continues to explore her creative vision as an artist.
For more info on Indira Cesarine, visit her website indiracesarine.com