GQ Germany May 2020

The Shoot

Client: CLM

Artist management agency CLM chose Meraki to hire for this editorial shoot for GQ Germany’s May 2020 issue.

Location & Duration: 1 Day, Abu Dhabi desert

This shoot took place in the Abu Dhabi desert, also known as the Empty Quarter Desert or Rub al Khali. This was a one day shoot.

Services: Production Facilitation

Meraki provided location and production facilitation for CLM’s shoot. We also worked with Michelle Hay Management who supplied groomer Luca Massimiliano Comella.


The Talent

Model: Aleksandar Rusić

Top model, Aleksandar Rusić was featured in the GQ editorial. He is known for being the face of Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gio Profondo and for being a runway model for high end fashion brands, from Emporio Armani to Calvin Klein. A professional stuntman was a stand-in for Aleksandar in certain dirtbike shots.

Photographer: Matthew Brookes

Matthew Brookes is represented by CLN. He has photographed numerous celebrities, including Richard Madden, Claire Foy and Jake Gyllenhaal.

Stylist: Tobias Frericks

Fashion Director for GQ, Tobias Frericks has worked on numerous editorial spreads for GQ Germany, GQ Style Germany and GQ Italia.