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Samy Slam

Samy "Slam" Djerbi is a French photographer based in NYC; specializing in beauty, music and fashion. Slam’s photography debut in the early 1990s and at just 20 years old, he received the “Major Book” Award by Ilford Photo (this recognition catapulted his career and enabled him to conduct fashion/beauty shoots for both French and international publications such as: Vogue, Madame Figaro, Rolling Stone, Cosmopolitan, Hola, FHM, Diva, Men’s Health, Esquire, Gala, Faces, Glamour, Paris Match, Apollo, Grazia, Tribu Move and more). Slam collaborated with the HAUS OF GAGA on the staging of Lady Gaga’s French TV appearances as Taratata (France Télévision), Le Grand Journal (Canal+) and more.

February 24, 2009Edit

Date February 24, 2009
Location Paris, France Fr
Concept "Le Cabaret de Gaga" by Slam
Camera P30 by Phase One
Assistant Mykle M
Makeup artist
Hair stylist
Vincent Allegro
Sylist William Carnimolla
Sylist assistant Jean Do

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Lady Gaga wears an outfit by Mugler.

Lady Gaga wears a corset dress by Mugler.

Lady Gaga wears a corset and jacket by Agent Provocateur and sunglasses by Dior.

Concept Art
Behind the scenes

Magazines
  1. Rolling Stone France in May of 2009 on P26-27.
  2. Paris Match of July 2009
  3. Dream'up n°55 of July 2010

In preparation for the photo session, Slam usually conceive a theme for his photo shoots. For this one, he was inspired by circus and cabaret. He called his concept "Le Cabaret de Gaga" which in French means "Gaga's Cabaret". The font used to write the title was inspired by the musical film "Cabaret" starring Liza Minelli.

May 10, 2011Edit

After recording "Gaga by Gaultier", Slam took photographs of the duo.

Date May 10, 2011
Location Jean Paul Gaultier's Atelier, Paris Fr
Models Lady Gaga and Jean Paul Gaultier
Fashion director Nicola Formichetti at Haus of Gaga
Makeup artist Tara Savelo at Haus of Gaga
Hair stylist Frederic Aspiras at Haus of Gaga
Nails Aya Fukuda

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Lady Gaga wears an outfit by Jean Paul Gaultier, jewelry by Kenneth Jay Lane and shoes by Christian Louboutin.

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