Alix Malka was born in the south of France – as a young stage opera singer he was struck by the magic of the visual arts that soon grew into a passion for photography, fashion, and film. He graduated with a fine art degree in Aix en Provence and completed Fashion Design at Esmod, Paris.
He worked for many years as art director beside iconic designer Thierry Mugler creating all aspects of a haute-couture house. He played an integral part of the House of Mugler, collaborating with numerous photographers including masters such as Helmut Newton and Richard Avedon. These inspirational collaborations played a pivotal part in fulfilling Alixʼs dream of becoming a photographer.
In 2002 he moved to New York and started his fashion photography career, quickly becoming involved with countless prestigious fashion magazines including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Harpers Bazaar, GQ, Rolling Stone, Numero, The Face, i.D., and Flair.