Jefferson Hack

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Jefferson Hack
Born Jefferson Hack
1971 (age 44–45)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Occupation Editorial Director, Publisher and Creative Director

Jefferson Winston Hack (20 June 1971) 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.[citation needed] He has worked in journalism, film, photography, television and digital media.

Career[edit]

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.

Career overview[edit]

  • 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

Personal life[edit]

Hack was born in Montevideo, 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.

Books[edit]

  • Star Culture, The “Dazed and Confused” Collected Interviews, Mark Sanders, Jefferson Hack. Phaidon Press, 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
  • Dazed and Confused: Making It Up As We Go Along. Ingrid Sischy, Jefferson Hack, Rankin and Jo-Ann Furniss. Rizzoli International Publications, 2012. ISBN 0847836924
  • Kate: The Kate Moss Book. Kate Moss, Fabien Baron, Jess Hallett, Jefferson Hack. Rizzoli International Publications, 2012. ISBN 0847837904
  • Another Man: Men's Style Stories. Alister Mackie, Jefferson Hack, Ben Cobb. Rizzoli International Publications 2014. ISBN 9780847843275

Exhibitions[edit]

  • What's Next? - The Future of the Photography Museum, Curators: Lauren Cornell, Jefferson Hack, Erik Kessels, Alison Nordström. Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, 5 November – 7 December 2011.[1]
  • 20 Years of Dazed & Confused Magazine: Making it Up As We Go Along, Curators: Jefferson Hack, Emma Reeves. Somerset House, London, 4 November 2011 – 29 January 2012[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.dazeddigital.com/photography/article/11216/1/foam-gallery-whats-next
  2. ^ http://www.dazeddigital.com/fashion/article/11896/1/dazed-20th-anniversary-somerset-house-exhibition

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