1971 (age 43–44)
|Occupation||Editorial Director, Publisher and Creative Director|
Jefferson Winston Hack (born 20 June 1971 in Montevideo, Uruguay) is the editorial director and publisher of Dazed Group and creative director of MAD Agency London and Nowness. He co-founded the independent British fashion/culture magazines Dazed (formerly Dazed & Confused), AnOther Magazine and Another Man and their websites, Dazed Digital and Anothermag.com. His work has a reputation for innovation in journalism, film, photography, television and digital media.
In 1991, at the age of 19, he founded Dazed & Confused with photographer Rankin while a student at London College of Printing. Early cover stars included Björk, Thom Yorke and David Bowie. In 2001, Hack and Rankin launched luxury biannual AnOther Magazine, and in 2005 they launched Another Man, with Hack as editor-in-chief of both. In 2006 Hack and Rankin launched Dazed Digital to deliver daily exclusives in fashion, film, music and art. Three years later, Hack created Anothermag.com, a blend of high fashion and photography with features on the arts, politics and literature, as well as AnOther Loves, a luxury product recommendation stream chosen by a global network of contributors..
In 2013 Hack launched Dazed White Label, the creative agency wing of Dazed Group, which specialises in making digital, video, print, events and social media for brands, and Dazed Vision, the group’s video arm, to develop, produce and commission long-form video content. Dazed & Confused was rebranded as simply Dazed in spring 2014.
In 2013 Hack was appointed as U2's creative director.
1991–Present: Co-founder of Dazed (formerly Dazed & Confused) 2001–Present: Co-founder of AnOther Magazine 2005–Present: Co-founder of Another Man 2006–Present: Co-founder of Dazed Digital 2009–Present: Co-founder of AnOthermag.com 2010–Present: Creative Director of Nowness 2012–Present: Co-founder and Creative Director of MAD Agency London 2012–Present: Creative Consultant of Tod’s No_Code, part of Tod’s mainline 2013–Present: Founder of Dazed White Label 2013–Present: Founder of Dazed Vision
Hack was born in Uruguay and educated at Pangbourne College. He lived for much of his childhood and teenage years in Cliffsend, Kent. He is the ex-boyfriend of Kate Moss and father of their daughter, Lila Grace Moss Hack. He lives in east London.
Star Culture, The “Dazed and Confused” Collected Interviews, Mark Sanders, Jefferson Hack. Phaidon Press Ltd., 2000. ISBN 0714839558
RankinWorks, Kate Moss, Oliviero Toscani, Liz Farrelly and Jefferson Hack, Booth-Clibborn Editions, 2002. ISBN 1861541619
Another Fashion Book, Jefferson Hack. Steidl, 2009. ISBN 386521729X
Another Art Book, Jefferson Hack. Steidl, 2011. ISBN 3865218601
What's Next? - The Future of the Photography Museum - Curators: Lauren Cornell, Jefferson Hack, Erik Kessels, Alison Nordström. FOAM, 5 November – 7 December 2011.
20 Years of Dazed & Confused Magazine: Making it Up As We Go Along Curators: Jefferson Hack, Emma Reeves. Somerset House, 4 November 2011 – 29 January 2012
- Dazed Digital
- Another Magazine
- MAD Agency London
- Evening Standard: Still Dazed After All These Years