Jimmy Brown - 1st Mar 2011

Award-winning fashion photographer Nick Knight delivers a multi-layered visual feast for Lady Gaga's Born This Way - three weeks after the single release. But then Lady Gaga operates in her own universe and time zone...

Kicking off with a lengthy monologue set to Bernard Herrmann's theme from Hitchcock's Vertigo, Knight and Gaga let their imaginations run riot with a wild kaleidoscopic Alien-style 'infinite birth', building in intensity before the main event.

Choreographed by Laurieann Gibson and brilliantly styled by Gaga's right-hand man Nicola Formichetti, there's lots of ghoulish touches, excellent photography from Edu Grau, acres of bare flesh, sensational make-up by Billy B and of course another knockout performance from Gaga. Better late than never...

Credits

DirectorNick Knight
ProducerSteven Johnson
Director of PhotographyEdu Grau
StylistNicola Formichetti
HairSam McKnight assisted
Production designerMarla Weinhoff
Production CompanyFactory Fe
EditorDustin Robertson
ColouristBob Cuerreri
Sound designPete Siciliano

Jimmy Brown - 1st Mar 2011

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