The Untitled Space has announced “ONLY YOU,” an exhibition of artwork featuring photography, sculpture, and video by artist Indira Cesarine, as well as a special exclusive performance inspired by the artwork by dance company Bryn Cohn + Artists. The exhibit will be on view from November 9 – 17th, with the one-time-only performance to coincide with Tribeca Art + Culture Night on November 15th. “ONLY YOU” is a conceptual narrative portrait series chronicling a woman’s emotions as she traverses an metaphorical landscape of love, loss and betrayal.
Each artwork is part of the greater narrative of her story and history of suffering that she experienced through her tragic relationship. The photography and sculpture featured in the series will be premiering for the first time at The Untitled Space. The video art version of “ONLY YOU” premiered in 2010 at an Art Basel Miami exhibition in collaboration with American Friends of The Louvre and Miami Art Museum. Since then, the piece has been screened internationally at venues including London’s Red Bull Studios in collaboration with Graffik Gallery, at an event for Cannes Film Festival in France, and at the Big Screen Plaza in Chelsea, New York. Artwork from “ONLY YOU” will additionally be featured at CICA Museum, South Korea as part of their January exhibition “Portrait 2018.”
Indira Cesarine is a multimedia artist who works with photography, video, painting, printmaking and sculpture. 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. Her work as an artist has been featured internationally at many art 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, her public art sculpture, “The Egg of Light” was exhibited at Rockefeller Center as part of the Fabergé Big Egg Hunt. Her work was recently auctioned at Sotheby’s New York for the annual “Take Home A Nude” art benefit.
Founded in 2011, Bryn Cohn + Artists is a New York-based contemporary dance company comprised of unique collaborative artists from diverse backgrounds. BC + A strives to make dance more accessible within the public sphere and advocate dance as a valuable and sustainable social necessity. The company has been met with critical acclaim amongst artists, press and audiences throughout New York, Boston, Seattle and Los Angeles. It has performed in premiere venues including Danspace Project in St. Marks Church in-the-Bowery, Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, Bryant Park, 14th Street Y, Ailey Citigroup Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Martha Graham Theater, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Salvatore Capezio Theater and many more. Company founder Bryn Cohn has been commissioned to create original works for Missouri Contemporary Ballet, Billy Bell’s Lunge Dance, The Big Muddy Dance Company, University at Buffalo, Grand Valley State University, California State University, Fullerton, Pushing Progress Contemporary Training Program, Stockton University, the fashion designer Betsey Johnson on a site-specific installation and Youth America Grand Prix.
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