Tag Christof is a photographer and writer based in Los Angeles, CA and Santa Fe, NM whose work explores issues in design, architecture, and cultural change. He has photographed on the road in 49 U.S. states for his long-term documentary project, America is Dead, and formerly served as editor-in-chief of Human Being Journal. He holds an MA from Central Saint Martins in London and additionally studied at Parsons School of Design, UCLA, and the University of New Mexico.
Recent publications, exhibitions, and press:
Grafik, "High Standards"
Langly Ambassador, 2017
MUSEA Podcast, "Tag Christof" episode 9/20/17
The Outline, "Ghost Malls" excerpt from Shopping Mall with photos and interview.
Shopping Mall (2017), published by Bloomsbury. Interview with author Matthew Newton.
Hypebeast x Adidas NMD, "The Urban Wasteland"
Mic.com x Google Pixel, "Small Town, Big Pride: Boise, Idaho"
Mic.com x Google Pixel, "Small Town, Big Pride: Spencer, Indiana"
Mic.com x Google Pixel, "Small Town, Big Pride: Erie, Pennsylvania"
Vanity Fair Italia, "Viaggio in America"
Amadeus #11, "Flint"
Visual Feast, edited by Gestalten, photo spread with Lauren Lyon and Eric Gilkey
Us of America #2, "Motel 69"
Stella Artois x Water.org, Buy A Lady A Drink
A New Nothing, ongoing photographic conversation with Maggie Shannon
Grafik, "Motor Mouth"
Interview Magazine, feature on Art x Resist
Art x Resist, "Watergate" Tag Christof x Planned Parenthood
Us of America #1, artist profile and photo essay
Apartamento Magazine #18, "Making Meaning" roundtable with Susan Sellers, Andrew Zuckerman, Sam Grawe
Monopol - Magazine fûr Kunst und Leben, "Alles nur billige Schnappschüsse?" group feature
Boat Magazine #12, "Inhabiting Space & Time: How the Faroe Islands Were Built," essay
Swamp Yankee by Maggie Shannon, book intoduction
Grafik, "Dead Good"
Hello Mr. #6, "Geography Lesson," essay
Forget Them 09, editor-at-large
Shape Shift Report –The Identity Issue, artist feature
Lodestars Anthology – The Canada Issue, "Modernist Montréal"
The Today Show, video clip of Riviera Las Vegas implosion
President's, AW2015/2016 artist-in-residence
Human Being Journal 7, editor-in-chief
Human Being Journal 6, editor-in-chief
i-D / Amuse, "A Night In A Kentucky Museum," with 21c Museum Hotels
Institute 193, photography feature
Compost #1, "Ladrillo por Ladrillo" ("Brick by Brick")
Seventh Man Magazine, artist profile
Boat Magazine, "A Bygone Exuberance," artist feature