ONLY YOU (4:18)
Created by Indira Cesarine
Featuring Maritza Veer @ Next Models
Cinematography and editing by Indira Cesarine
Music by Moby
Makeup by Bernadine Bibiano @ Judy Casey
Hair by Dante Blanshaw @ Warren Tricomi
Photo / Video assistants: Don Frasco, Jeffrey Gamble, Diego Corredor, Natasha Poette
Special Thanks to K&M Camera & Next Models
The beauty film, Only You (4:18), created by Indira Cesarine, features Maritza from Next Models. The short conceptual vignette explores the windows of the soul as emotions are revealed through her eyes. Eyes on eyes, watching, being, becoming. Music by Moby, make up by Bernadine Bibiano.
Directed by Indira Cesarine for XXXX Magazine's Voyeur Issue
Premiered at The Voyeur Exhibit, Art Basel Miami December 2010, celebrating XXXX Magazine's 3rd Issue, sponsored by American Friends of The Louvre, Miami Art Museum Contemporaries and Quintessentially. Additional screenings include the XXXX Voyeur Launch in NY at Studio Cesarine in Tribeca + Video installation at Provocateur at the Gansevoort Hotel, February 2011 and video installation at Matignon for XXXX Magazine's Fashion Week celebration in Paris, March 2011.
Touted as a “photographic child prodigy”, 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 and clients 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, Grazia, Harper's Bazaar, 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, showcasing original multimedia productions of fashion and video art films.
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. Other recent exhibits include: The “Voyeur” Exhibit, Art Basel Miami, celebrating XXXX Magazine's 3rd issue, sponsored by Miami Art Museum Contemporaries, American Friends of the Louvre and Quintessentially, December 2010; Motion Deconstructed Exhibit with Quintessentiallly Art, New York, June 2010; "Soiree Au Louvre" Video Art Installation at the French Embassy, June 2010; Matignon, Paris Fashion Film Video Installation March 2011, New York Fashion Shorts at the Tribeca Grand, September 2009; London Fashion Shorts at Machine–A Gallery in February 2010; View Imaging exhibit, New York, December 2009; and The Distorted Beauty Show, April 2010. Her photography has also been chosen to appear in Dolce and Gabanna’s 20th Anniversary book curated by Fabien Baron.
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, ‘HIGH SOCIETY’ and “Make me a Supermodel” UK and US editions.
International makeup artist Bernadine Bibiano’s distinctive, provocative and playful style has graced fashion magazines, runways, advertising, music videos, red carpets and catalogs. Internationally, Bernadine has worked extensively with L’Uomo, Vogue Jewelry, Vogue, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Elle, Deutsch, and Rebel; styled runway for Red Valentino, Heatherette, Jennifer Nicholson, and Rosa Cha; and counts Banana Republic, Catherine Malandrino, Target, Izod, Polo, Levis, Adidas, and Saks Fifth Avenue among her advertising campaign clients.
In addition, Bernadine wrote the content and created the makeup styles for the book, The Body Shop’s Makeup: Fresh Ideas for Fantastic Looks and designed the cosmetic presentation for Neiman Marcus’ The Book. She’s been the beauty consultant for Benefit Cosmetics, Sephora, Avon and Mary Kay Cosmetics and shaped the high concept look for the luxury European fragrance line Boadicea The Victorious.
Dante Blandshaw has always had a strong passion and fascination for hair. As one of the foremost hairdressers in the beauty and fashion industry, Dante has been sought after for his unique vision and expertise, especially in wigs, weaves and extensions. World renown celebrities as Mary J. Blige, Taraji Henson and Iman as well as superstar models Selita Ebanks and Sessilee Lopez are amongst his influential clientele. His creative work can been seen in top magazines as Spanish Vogue, International Harper’s Bazaar, Interview, InStyle and Glamour. He has also been a major contributor to prestigious hair companies in the areas of advertising and product consulting. Dante is thrilled to have been a part of the XXXX team and loved creating beautiful memorable images with Indira Cesarine.
Moby was born in New York City, but grew up in Connecticut, where he started making music when he was 9 years old. He started out playing classical guitar and studied music theory, and then went on to play with seminal Connecticut hardcore punk group ‘The Vatican Commandoes’ when he was 14. He then played with post-punk band ‘Awol’ while studying philosophy at the university of Connecticut and Suny Purchase. He started Dj’ing while attending college, and was a fixture in the late 80?s New York house and hip-hop scenes, Dj’ing at clubs such as Mars, Red Zone, MK, and the Palladium.
He released his first single, ‘Go’ in 1991(listed as one of rolling stones best records of all time), and has been making albums ever since. His own records have sold over 20,000,000 copies worldwide, and he’s also produced and remixed scores of other artists, including David Bowie, Metallica, The Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, among other.
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