Interview with Vikki Tobak, Author of Contact High: A Visual History of Hip Hop

Feb 21, 2019, 05:14 AM

Vikki Tobak is the author of CONTACT HIGH: A Visual History of Hip Hop. Tobak is a journalist whose writing has appeared in The Fader, Complex, Mass Appeal, Paper, i-D, the Detroit News, Vibe, and many others. She is a former producer and columnist for CBS MarketWatch, CNN, Bloomberg News, TechTV, and other leading media organizations. Vikki is also the founding curator of FotoDC’s film program and served as the art commissioner/curator for the Palo Alto Public Art Commission in Silicon Valley. She has lectured about music photography at American University, VOLTA New York, Photoville, the Library of Congress, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.