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.
- Lady Gaga wears an outfit by Mugler, boots and clutch by Giuseppe Zanotti and a hat by William Carnimolla.
- Lady Gaga wears a corset by Agent Provocateur, sandals by Alexis Mabille and sunglasses by Dolce & Gabbana.
- Concept Art
- Behind the scenes
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.
After recording "Gaga by Gaultier", Slam took photographs of the duo.
- Lady Gaga wears an outfit by Jean Paul Gaultier, jewelry by Kenneth Jay Lane and shoes by Christian Louboutin.