3000 A.D. (3:24) directed by Indira Cesarine, is a multimedia fashion film featuring the works of goldsmith & jeweler Sabine Roemer. Shot in an aquarium with over 100 fish, the short film presents a unique stop motion presentation of hundreds of photographic images mixed with film footage. What will remain in 1000 years after the effects of global climate warming? Perhaps only remnants of our civilization, such as precious diamonds. Original music “Out of Body” by Edward Jahn. Photography and video by Indira Cesarine.
BIOS OF CONTRIBUTORS:
INDIRA CESARINE first discovered her love of photography aged 15, while taking a summer school course at Parson’s School of Design in Manhattan. By the time she had graduated high school Cum Laude from Choate Rosemary Hall, she had exhibited 4 one-woman shows of her photographic work at the esteemed Paul Mellon Arts Center. She was the recipient of Choate’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. Once she finished her degree, she went to London to pursue her interests in photography and journalism. Within a year she was appointed Editor at Large of the British magazine “Don’t Tell It”, and began shooting for many magazines and clients in England, the US and Europe. She is currently represented internationally with agents in New York, London and Milan.
Her photography has been published in numerous international publications including British Vogue, British GQ, British Marie Claire, Tatler, Flaunt Magazine, British Esquire, Elle, L’Officiel, French Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, In Style, The Times Magazine, Grazia, Oyster, Out, Lush Magazine, Surface, Arena and Vogue Bellezza. She has worked commercially with clients including Cerutti 1881, Nino Cerutti, Charles Jourdan, Christian Dior, Kenzo, Seven Jeans, Agent Provocateur, Wonderbra, DIM, Passionata, Harvey Nichols, Neiman Marcus, Harrod’s and The Body Shop. She has photographed celebrities for such titles as In Style, Tatler, and Esquire including Alicia Keys, Collin Farrell, Dakota Fanning, Macy Gray, Amy Winehouse, Anna Paquin, Lauren Hutton and Jimmy Fallon among many others. She also has collaborated with record labels such as Sony BMG, Jive Records and Virgin Records.
Aside from her photographic work, she began her career as a director with the short film “City of Love”, which was featured at the Short Film Corner at Cannes Film Festival 2007. In January of 2008, she was appointed Fashion Editor at Large of Lush Magazine. In 2009 she launched the online magazine “XXXX Magazine”, now The Untitled Magazine, showcasing multimedia based conceptual films, documentaries, photography and contemporary art. Other upcoming projects include “The Goddess Manifesto” a documentary, book and installation project, and “Inspiration, Organisation” a multimedia based non-profit group.
Indira and her work have been featured internationally on TV shows such as MTV, E! TV, Entertainment Tonight, Inside Edition, HBO’s Special “Ford Supermodel of the World”, “Make me a Supermodel” UK and US.
Sabine Roemer is a master goldsmith and precious jewelry designer who was born in Germany. She has trained, worked and exhibited all over the world. She has won numerous awards for her craftsmanship and design.
Now London-based, she worked for leading British jeweler Stephen Webster before launching her own brand. Her collaboration with Racer X Designs lead to creating custom pieces for Formula One. She has partnered with Namakwa Diamonds to produce and design her first couture jewelry collection.
She is designing exclusive pieces for their A-List celebrity client base incorporating some of the most beautiful and unique diamonds straight from Namakwa’s mines in Africa.
Sabine’s precious jewelry has become recognizable by the artistic organic qualities and sculpted animal influences mixing precious metals with rare high quality diamonds in all the colors you can imagine such as champagne, pink, yellow and blue. Not one piece is the same as all of the pieces are strictly one of a kind.
Her pieces are loved by many of the sport, film and music world such as Damian Aspinall, Michael Ballack, Misha Barton and many more ……even in the politician circle they admire her creations as she made the first piece for the “Making Piece” exhibition launched by Bill Clinton.
She is currently collaborating on a project with Swarovski crystals, and is working on her second Art piece for the Nelson Mandela Day in NYC. Aside from her work as a jeweler, Sabine promotes charities such as AMFAR, Mentor, Aspinall Foundation, The Ecology Trust, Nelson Mandela’s 46664 and Prince William’s charity the TUSK Trust.
Edward Jahn is a multimedia artist living in New York who never seems to settle on a single form of expression. Originally trained as a vocalist and musician, he has made much use of rhythmic concepts and harmonies as inspiration for dreamy film and video installations at many of the hottest fashion shows, clubs, restaurants, and private events for clients such as Ralph Lauren Beauty, 50 cent, P.Diddy, Flux Magazine, Sundance Film Festival, the French Embassy, and Ian Schrager Hotels. His work has been shown at Milk Studios, The Knitting Factory, Tao Restaurant and Nightclub Las Vegas, Lavo Nightclub at the Venetian Las Vegas, Body English at the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas, the Paramount Hotel, Sun Studios, new year’s in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and in countless other venues. From the opening until the end, he held a Sunday residency at New York’s notorious and celebrated Pangaea Lounge.
His original music has appeared on Rhythm love Records’ vinyl and CD release “Turntables on the Hudson Volume 3”, and he has played electric bass on stage and in recordings with Luaka Bop artists Ivan Benavides and Andrew Blanco, Phish drummer Jon Fishman, and numerous other musicians from the East coast scene.
Edward also ran a multimedia and computing department at Barnard College / Columbia University until early 2009, where he worked with students and faculty developing web, video, and database technologies.
In a new venture, he and partner Mark Maurice have developed New York’s first Swiss “La Bleue” style Absinthe since the infamous liquor was banned in the early 20th century. Information about Edward III New York Absinthe can be found at http://www.edwardthethird.com.