The studio is a place for spontaneity and experimentation. This editorial uses lighting and textures to explore a variety of moods.view full story
With an innate flair for story-telling and a finesse for directing, Jean Malek stands out as a creative tour de force. Proving his talent can span across all categories from commercial, creative, print and film, he has established himself as one of Montreal’s most prolific photographers. Sought out for his distinctive, award-winning style, Malek is also renowned for his versatility- moving from polished, dramatic mise-en-scene pieces to understated, sensual character studies with a natural ease and confidence. Always seeking new challenges, Jean Malek infuses all his work with a sense of energy and brings to each project a charming, playful spirit.
Welcome to ‘murica, where families are as wholesome as the country songs are lonesome.
Muscles have been fetishized from Ancient Greece to the 1980s and beyond. Exploring the tension between the feminine and masculine, this playful editorial juxtaposes athletic male bodies with a dressed female model.
Inspired by the ‘80s classic Coming to America, this tongue-in-cheek editorial re-imagines an African prince in the West, and the culture clash that ensues.
Stars have always mesmerized people. Whether they’re the celestial or celebrity kind, they draw our eyes towards them. Bring them together and you have... cosmic glamour?
A somber journey down the never-ending rabbit hole of addiction and alienation. This open-ended narrative prompts the viewer to reflect on the nature of dependency.
An exploration of the transactional nature of relationships, and of the spaces in which they occur. This series of shots blurs the line between victim and perpetrator, shedding light on the multiple roles we can play simultaneously.
Malek’s mise-en-scènes centre around controversial subjects in an effort to complexify the portrayal of social, political, and economic issues.
Chilling at the motel - Vote for Lord - 2020
Refresh - Greeting from America - 2019
Untitled - Oxycontin Blues - 2019
I wanted to become an actor - Conspiracy of Silence - 2019
Second Amendment - Locker Room series - 2016
Untitled - Untold Stories series - 2016
And action! - Dirty Dogs series - 2011
Old people have sex - Single shot - 2011
Fantasy - The secretary series - 2010
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