ULTRA VIOLET THEN & NOW – DIRECTED BY INDIRA CESARINE

ULTRA VIOLET THEN & NOW
Directed by INDIRA CESARINE, Featuring ULTRA VIOLET, Interview by GARY KRIMERSHMOYS, Edited by JOHN PAUL ZUVIATE.
In this 16 minute Documentary short, Ultra Violet, Then and Now, the iconic actress, artist and muse talks to XXXX Magazine, “The Untitled Magazine” about her artistic inspirations, her recent work and her history as the muse to Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol. A member of the Factory gang, Ultra Violet’s fame rose in the 60’s after numerous appearances in cult films by Andy Warhol as well as films such as Midnight Cowboy. After the death of Andy Warhol her book about her experiences at the Factory, “Famous for 15 Minutes, My Years With Andy Warhol”, became a best seller. Now she is a working contemporary artist with a highly spiritual inspiration.Ultra Violet was directed by Indira Cesarine, with the interview by Gary V. Krimershmoys and video edit by John Paul Zuviate and Elizabeth Jones. Assistant to the director: Jeffrey Gamble.-CONTRIBUTOR BIOS

 

INDIRA CESARINE

www.indiracesarine.com

Touted as a “photographic child protégé”, Indira Cesarine’s first solo exhibition was at the age of 16 at the Paul Mellon Arts Center. By the time she graduated high school she had exhibited 4 one-woman shows of her photographic work.  While finishing a triple major in Art History, French Literature and Women’s Studies at Columbia University, 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 6 months of arriving in London, she was appointed Editor at Large of the British magazine “Don’t Tell It”, and began shooting editorials for many magazines in England, the US and Europe.

Over the years her work has sparked the interest of some of the world’s top creative directors, having been commissioned for British Vogue, GQ, Glamour, Marie Claire, Tatler, The Times, In Style, L’Officiel as well as many other international publications and advertising campaigns. She is currently represented internationally with agents in New York, London, and Milan.

Her career as a director began with her first short film, “City of Love” being featured at Cannes Film Festival in 2007.  Since then she has directed, produced and edited numerous short films while maintaining an active career as a photographer. In 2009 she produced and launched the multimedia publication XXXX MAGAZINE, “The Untitled Magazine” showcasing original multimedia productions of fashion and video art films. The launch issue, The Kaleidoscopic Issue, was brought together through the collaboration of over 100 creative contributors.

In January 2010, her work was exhibited in a solo show in Paris at Visionairs Gallery, presenting large scale photographic images juxtaposed with her video art productions she directed for XXXX Magazine, “The Untitled Magazine”.  Other recent exhibits include Motion Deconstructed Exhibit with Quintessentiallly Art, New York June 2010,  Soiree Au Louvre Video Art Installation at the French Embassy, June 2010,  New York Fashion Shorts at the Tribeca Grand in September 2009, London Fashion Shorts at Machine –A Gallery in February 2010, View Imaging exhibit in New York in December 2009, and The Distorted Beauty show in April 2010. Her photography has also been chosen to appear in Dolce and Gabanna’s 20th Anniversary book curated by Fabien Baron, out in September 2010.

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, and  “Make me a Supermodel” UK and US editions. Recent TV broadcasts include an episode photographing Tinsley Mortimer on her TV show ‘HIGH SOCIETY’.

GARY V. KRIMERSHMOYS

www.quintessentiallyart.com

As Managing Director for Quintessentially Art, Gary Krimershmoys has been a passionate art collector and supporter of cultural institutions. In 2008 he completed coursework at Sotheby’s Institute and Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design. Previously his career included trading and sales and management in financial institutions in New York and London.

JOHN PAUL ZUVIATE

http://www.johnpaulzuviate.com

http://www.tallfolkstudios.com

John Paul Zuviate is a multimedia artist, film director, independent print publisher, and Creative Director for Tall Folk Studios.

Zuviate is currently the Visual Arts Editor of XXXX Magazine and resides in New York while continuously working on new projects for future exhibitions and screenings.

ELIZABETH JONES

www.elizabethtjones.com

Born and raised in Chicago, Elizabeth moved to the East Coast to study visual art and dance at Bowdoin College, Maine.  A multi media artist, Elizabeth brings together her various practices through dance films and multi media live dance performance. Most recently she has been focusing her efforts on photography, integrating her choreographic sensibilities into her photographs.

Since graduating, Elizabeth worked for a variety of creative professionals, from television producers and independent film directors to fine art and fashion photographers. Now in New York, Elizabeth has found the city to be the perfect place for collaboration, meeting other artists and joining forces in the effort to create beautiful and compelling work.

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