Jefferson Hack – Editor, Publisher of Dazed & Confused, Another

Jefferson Hack is the maverick editorial director and publisher of the Dazed Group, whose pioneering work over the past 20 years with his iconic magazines Dazed & Confused, AnOther Magazine and Another Man have seen him constantly innovate the cutting edge of journalism, film, photography, television and digital media. In 1991 he founded Dazed & Confused with photographer, Rankin. Early cover stars profiled by Hack included Bjork (who in July 2011 was the special guest editor of the landmark 200th issue), Bono and David Bowie and countless influential iconoclasts, all of whom have continued to support and contribute to Dazed over the magazine’s celebrated two decades of independent thinking. Read by over 500,000 worldwide style leaders a month, with a creative history and cultural heritage like no other, Dazed & Confused is today the most influential and successful independent magazine title on the planet, with Jefferson Hack at the helm. It was in 2001 that Hack launched luxury biannual AnOther Magazine, followed by Another Man in 2005, the single definitive guide to men’s fashion, luxury and culture, with Hack as Editor in Chief of both. He has recently interviewed Madonna for Dazed & Confused, Patti Smith and Mia Farrow for AnOther Magazine and Tom Ford for Another Man. Embracing new approaches to digital innovation, in 2006 Hack launched DazedDigital.com, a monumental ideas sharing network delivering daily exclusives in fashion, film, music and art that is currently the most powerful online style magazine with a monthly audience of over 450,000 and a social network platform that dominates the market. A snapshot of the last year alone supports Jefferson Hack’s reputation as a cultural game changer with a roll call of special events that he has hosted, produced and creative directed. Groundbreaking special events that celebrate both London and the world’s most mercurial independent creative thinkers, provocateurs.

Pınar Yolaçan – Artist
Born in Ankara, Turkey in 1981, Pinar Yolacan studied fashion at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and Fine Art Media in Chelsea School of Art before graduating from The Cooper Union with a BFA in 2004.Yolacan had solo shows at Rivington Arms Gallery in New York, Yapi Kredi Foundation in Istanbul, Finnish Museum of Photography in Helsinki and Center for Contemporary Art in Lagos. Her work was included in important group shows such as Art Robe, UNESCO, Paris. Art and Commerce Festival of Emerging Photographers, New York, Turkish Realities; Positions in Contemporary Photography from Turkey, Fotografie Forum International, Frankfurt, Tracking Traces, KIASMA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, The Third ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, International Center of Photography, New York, Istanbul Next Wave: Istanbul Modern Collection at Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Greater New York, MoMA PS1, NY and Out of Focus, The Saatchi Gallery, London. Her work was included in the book The Portrait Now published by the National Portrait Gallery in London. Since 1997, reviews about her work regularly appeared in The New York Times, Art in America, ArtReview, Bidoun, Dutch, Rolling Stone and i-D magazines. Yolacan’s work is in the permanent collections of The Getty Museum, Museum of Fine Art, Boston, KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki and International Center of Photography in New York. Yolacan lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

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