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2021

· Duo photographic exhibition Outside, Together with Kohei Yamamoto on invitation of Funk Magazine, 12 May-26 June 2021 (Köln, DE)
· Solo exhibition What if God was an insect ? on invitation of Ao-Hata Bookstore, 1-23 May 2021 (Fukuoka, JP)
· Written essay and artworks commissioned by and published in The Plant Magazine, issue 16, Spring 2021 (ES/UK)
· Painting cover artist of Aromatopia Magazine, issue 165April 2021 (JP)
· Release of a collaboration with Graine. Organic cotton garments, including commissioned drawings for textile prints, Spring 2021 (FR)
· A selection of paintings from the series Tea Vessels are now available in Italy via Mutty, February 2021 (IT)
· Painting cover artist of Aromatopia Magazine, issue 164, February 2021 (JP)
· Creation and donation of two artworks on paper for Art on a Postcard, International Women Day, a charity raising money for The Hepatitis C Trust, February 2021 (UK)
· Illustration & Concept for a campaign to support Gardening Club initiatives by Poetic Pastel. Creation of organic T-shirts “Hands off the phone and in the soil” via Everpress, February 2021 (UK)
· An interview by Cristina Merino published on ROWSE: The Green House, February 2021 (ES)
· Duo exhibition and project production Avec ce qui reste with Pauline Simonet at Ravisius Textor, 16 January-6 March 2021 (Nevers, FR)
· Written essay and one painting commissioned by and published in Where the Leaves Fall Magazine, issue 5, January 2021 (UK)

2020

· Paintings, photographs and an interview with T. S. Wendelstein in BranD Magazine, issue 52, December 2020 (HK)
· Photograph & text included in the book Still Life | When we stayed home – works in isolation, published by Hole & Corner, December 2020 (UK)
· Solo exhibition The Things I Made at Nidi Gallery, 16-29 November 2020 (Tokyo, JP)
· Photographs featured on The Planthunter with an essay by Joanna Cresswell, November 2020 (AU)
· Participation with Poetic Pastel Press to SPRINT - Independent Publishers and Artists’ Books Salon Digital Edition, November 2020-January 2021 (IT)
· Solo exhibition From Brown to Pink, From Pink to Green, at Readan Deat, 7-22 November 2020 (Hiroshima, JP)
· A new selection of artworks now presented at Tappan, 5 November 2020 (USA)
· An article on Everyday Object, November 2020 (TW)
· Photography series on Auroville Papers, published in Mint Magazine, issue 20, Autumn 2020 (FR) 
· Meeting, solo exhibition at Pon Ding, 16 October-8 November 2020 (Taipei, TW)
· New zine A Tiny Mingei Museum published by Nieves, Autumn 2020 (Zürich, CH)
· Memories from the Ordinary, solo exhibition at Tenoha Gallery Space curated by Giulia Giazzoli & Joel Valabreg, 9-18 September 2020 (Milan, IT)
· Artwork review on It's Nice That by Ruby Boddington, September 2020 (UK)
· Photographs and paintings published in Not Far Magazine 01 by T-House, Summer 2020 (JP)
· Further paintings and works on paper available via Tappan, 14 July 2020 (Los Angeles, USA)
· Participation to The Earth Issue Freedom Fundraiser, an photography print sale donating to George Floyd Bail Fund and 4 Front Project by The Earth Issue, June 2020 (UK)
· Interview published in Madame Figaro Japon, No.529, June 2020 (JP)
· Participation to New World New Rules, an art sale raising money for the Plan International Coronavirus Appeal in collaboration with Riposte Magazine, May-June 2020 (UK)
· fleures.org - a Johanna Tagada Hoffbeck exhibition where you are confined (if you wish to), in collaboration with Alyssia Lou, March 2020
· March-August 2020: All exhibitions and events are cancelled in relation to Covid-19. Please take care and stay safe ♡
· Photographic and written portrait of Cécile Sayuri Koizumi-Poimboeuf published in The Weekender Magazine issue 33, Spring 2020 (DE)
· Archipel Centre de Culture Urbaine, public talk on the subject of architecture and space in Journal du Thé and Penser, Manger, Partager at Musée des Beaux Arts - Lyon (FR), 22 February 2020
· MK Calling 2020, group exhibition including paintings and installations at MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, 15 February–31 October 2020 (UK)
· A written and visual conversation with curator Daniela Amolini on Exposed Art Project, February 2020, (London, UK)
· An interview by Sarah Gissinger published in Tvergastein Interdisciplinary Journal of the Environment, Winter 2020 (Oslo, NO)
· Further artworks available online via Tappan, January 2020 (Los Angeles, USA)

2019

· Cover photograph and photographic portrait of Cécile Daladier published in The Weekender Magazine issue 33, December 2019 (DE)
·Tea Vessel paintings and selected works exhibited at A Mano Studio - Biarritz (FR), November 2019-February 2020
· Daily Practice and Fine Art: A workshop and conversation with artist Johanna Tagada at Blank Space Gallery - click here for tickets, 21 November 2019 (London, UK)
· Commissioned text and photographs published in Hanatsubaki Magazine No. 825, Fall 2019 (JP)
·Tea Pieces in collaboration with Sigrid Volders on the occasion of the release of the vinyl Tea Notes by David Edren and Jatinder Singh Durhailay, Ekster HQ, Maison Guiette, 2 November 2019 (Antwerp, BE)
· A window display at Tenderbooks including an oil painting from the series Safe Space, 30 October-7 November 2019 (London, UK)
· Publications edited by Johanna Tagada “Petit Oiseau” and “Olivia Fiddes - Soft Soils” published by Poetic Pastel Press launching at Tenderbooks, 30 October 2019 (London, UK)
· Book launch “Johanna Tagada - Do Insects Play ?” published by Chose Commune at Librairie Yvon Lambert, 10 October 2019 (Paris, FR)
· Journal du Thé - Contemporary Tea Culture nominated at the 2019 Stack Awards in the category Art Director of the Year, October 2019 (London, UK)
·Penser, Manger Partager and selected works on papers exhibited at Blank Space Library by Blank Space Gallery, at Exposed Arts Projects curated by Daniela Amolini, 2 October-13 December 2019 (London, UK)
· Short novel The Stork and the Scent of the Jujube published in Å Journal. Its translation to French along selected oil paintings are also included to the volume, Autumn 2019 (UK)
· Journal du Thé - Contemporary Tea Culture at New York Art Book Fair at MOMAPS1 with Antenne Books, 20-22 September 2019 (NY, USA)
· Book launch “Johanna Tagada - Do Insects Play ?” published by Chose Commune at Tenderbooks, 13 September 2019 (London, UK)
· Interview by Tomoko Ogawa on Hanatsubaki online magazine Shiseido Group, September 2019 (JP)
· In conversation with T.S. Wendelstein on the subject of Journal du Thé - Contemporary Tea Culture at Nidi Gallery, 1 September 2019 (Tokyo, JP)
· Tamil Diary solo exhibition opening and book launch “Johanna Tagada - Do Insects Play?” published by Chose Commune at Totodo, 31 August-28 September 2019 (Tokyo, JP)
·Tea Today, group exhibition opening at Nidi Gallery, on view until 13 September, 30 August 2019 (Tokyo, JP)
· Further artworks on paper available online via Tappan, August 2019 (Los Angeles, USA)
· Project and textile installation Penser, Manger, Partager featured online on The Earth Issue, August 2019 (UK)
· Les Fleurs du Japon, short film on view at The Design Museum, Foreign Agents : Music and Migration on the occasion of the performance by Petit Oiseau, curated by Migrant Journal, 22 June 2019 (London, UK)
· Returning to Nara, 26 pages of Analog Diary photographs and artworks along a written essay in Lost Magazine - Issue Six, Summer 2019 (Shanghai, CN)
· Special open weekend with Journal du Thé, Poetic Pastel Press and selected paintings at Nidi Gallery, 8-9 June 2019 (Tokyo, JP)
· Journal du Thé - Contemporary Tea Culture, Chapter 2 launch event at Tenderbooks, 25 May 2019 (London, UK)
· Journal du Thé and Daily Practice publications at Offprint, Tate Modern, 17-19 May (London, UK)
· The Hankyu 9th floor Event Hall, Paintings as collaboration to Susan Cianciolo and Kiva Motnyk's 4th Run Home Collection, 8-14 May 2019 (Osaka, JP)
· Painting on view at Nieves, May 2019 (Zürich, CH)
· Tea Vessels zine released by Nieves, Spring 2019 (CH)
· India Yātrā by Poetic Pastel at Momosan Shop. Publication release with Jatinder Singh Durhailay, curation of Indian object of daily life, and window display, 11-25 April (London, UK)
· Painting included in garments by Licia Florio, April 2019 (IT)
· Residency in Tamil Nadu, January-March 2019 (IN)
· Written and photographic essay on the subject of Auroville Papers for Å Journal, January 2019 (UK)
· Daily Practice published by InOtherWords Imprint - Special edition now available on BON SU, January 2019 (UK)

2018

· An interview by Agnes Lu published in Hey Tea : Say Tea, and online via TOPYS, December 2018 (CN)
· Three works on paper acquired by La Ville de Strasbourg, and joining the public collection of Artothèque, December 2018 (Strasbourg, FR)
· Photographic portrait of potter Olivia Fiddes published in Her. Magazine volume 07, December 2018 (JP)
· A series of two workshops at Espace Culturel Etxe Nami - Saint-Jean-de-Luz, 17 November 2018 (FR)
· InOtherWords presenting Daily Practice by Johanna Tagada at Offprint Paris, Art Publishing Fair, Beaux-Arts de Paris, 8-11 November 2018 (Paris, FR)
· Artist Book Launch at Tenderbooks, published by InOtherWords, designed & edited by OK-RM, 27 October 2018 (London, UK) 
· Sculpture presentation from the series Familles, Tenderbooks, 20-31 October 2018 (London, UK)
· Bridget Donahue Gallery, Paintings as collaboration to Susan Cianciolo and Kiva Motnyk's 4th Run Home Collection, 5-19 October 2018(New York, USA)
· Journal du Thé - Contemporary Tea Culture shortlisted for the Stack Awards 2018 in the category Launch of the Year, October 2018 (London, UK)
· AArchitecture issue 35 featuring the Penser, Manger, Partager installation piece and project. Text by Eleonore Grignon, published by the Architectural Association School of Architecture, Autumn 2018 (London, UK)
· Poetic Pastel Press & Johanna Tagada at Photo Book London Fair, 5-7 October 2018 (London, UK)
· Archives of Penser, Manger, Partager on view at Ofr Copenhagen as a part of the No Ocean, No Life exhibition by Å Journal, 22 September-6 October 2018 (DK)
· Talk at Ofr Copenhagen on invitation of Å Journal, 22 September2018 (DK)
· Photographic portrait of architect Yui Tezuka published in The Weekender Magazine issue 30, August 2018 (DE)
· New works on paper from series Deep Ecology and Saying Stop to the Screen, Saying Yes to the Brush available online via Tappan, 26 July 2018 (USA)
· Poetic Pastel Press window installation at Tenderbooks, 14-24 July 2018(London, UK)
· Interview & Studio Visit to read / view online via Apiece Apart Woman Series, July 2018 (USA)
· Poetic Pastel Press window installation at Tenderbooks, includes textile pieces from the project Penser, Manger, Partager, 14-24 July 2018 (London, UK)
· Paintings and photographs published in Obscura Magazine Vol 24, with a text by Jas Tse, Summer 2018 (HK)
· Poetic Pastel afternoon at Tender Books, 14 July 2018 (London, UK)
· An interview by Vanessa Dos Santos published in Å Journal issue 02, Summer 2018 (UK)
· Journal du Thé reviewed on Make it Last, by Reemé Idris, June 2018 (SE)
· Photo series Les Plantes de Mamie published in Rakesprogress Magazine issue 7, with a text by Eleonore Grignon, Summer 2018 (UK)
· Release of the publication Johanna Tagada : Penser, Manger, Partager. Edited by Eleonore Grignon, published by Poetic Pastel Press, ISBN 978-1-5272-2148-2, May 2018
· An interview by Yuka Uchida, published in Casa Brutus Magazine 2018 vol.219, June 2018 (JP)
· Opening of Take Care - きをつけて, a solo exhibition curated by Arisa Shimizu, Nidi Gallery, 11 May 2018 (Tokyo, JP)
· Photography series Auroville published in The Weekender Magazine issue 29, May 2018 (DE)
· Photography series and written essay on The Phoenix Garden, published in Mint Magazine, issue 11, May 2018 (FR) 
· Publication launch of Journal du Thé - Contemporary Tea Culture, in collaboration with Tilmann S. Wendelstein, published by Poetic Pastel Press. On invitation of Earth.Rope.Pot.Plant at Het Bos, 15 April 2018 (Antwerp, BE)
· Photo series Tamil Nadu : Women & Flora published online via Anyonegirl, April 2018 (NZ)
· New works on paper from series Deep Ecology available via Tappan, 22 March 2018 (US)
· G.F Smith sponsorship for artist publication Penser, Manger, Partager, to be released in May 2018 (UK)
· The press release - by art historian Maggie Kuzan - for Take Care - きをつけて at Nidi Gallery is available in English and Japanese, March 2018
· UNICEF Next Generation Art Party, work on paper sold, all proceeds benefit the Unicef, 24 February 2018 (Los Angeles USA)
· New works from the series Cocooning available at Galerie Jean-Francois Kaiser, January 2018 (Strasbourg, FR)

2017

· Paintings from series Deep Ecology now available via Tappan, 22 December 2017 (US)
· Traveling to Tamil Nadu for research, India, December 2017
· Photography series Cecile published in Hole & Corner Magazine issue 15, Winter 2017 (UK)
· Photography series Maureen published in The Weekender Magazine issue 27, Winter 2017 (DE)
· A painting to be sold on auction at the Resurgence & Ecologist Gala in the aid of the Resurgence Trust (UK), Fall 2017
· Sixteen artworks acquired by Clinique Rhena from Galerie Jean-Francois Kaiser (FR), Fall 2017
· WAIST 02, p.86 - 89 four pages dedicated to my sculptural work, published by Anyonegirl, September 2017 (NZ)
· Answering The Moon List, August 2017 (US)
· Artist publication Imaginary Sounds by Poetic Pastel Press available at PON DING, Summer 2017 (Taiwan)
· MANY OF THEM Magazine V publication of stills from commissioned film of John Alexander Skelton, Summer 2017 (SP)
· Further paintings presented on Artsy with Tappan, Spring 2017 (US)
· Tapan Atelier - Presentation of the project Manger, Penser, Aimer, Partager, 14 April 2017 (Los Angeles, US)
· Poetic Pastel Group exhibition Inaka No Hana, Nidi Gallery, 24 March-6 April 2017 (Tokyo JP)
· Opening of the Poetic Pastel group exhibition Inaka No Hana at Nidi Gallery, 2 March 2017, 6 - 8pm (Tokyo JP)
· Photograph series Simone published in The Weekender Magazine, March 2017 (DE)
· Solo exhibition Épistolaire Imaginaire - Merci at Galerie Jean-Francois Kaiser, 2 February-4 March 2017 (FR)
· Conversation Ryo Tommo - Johanna Tagada on the occasion Épistolaire Imaginaire - Merci , Galerie Jean-Francois Kaiser, 16 February 2017 (FR)
· Children workshop on the occasion Épistolaire Imaginaire - Merci with Centre Culturel du Fosse des Treize, February 8th 2017 (FR)
· Opening of Épistolaire Imaginaire - Merci at Galerie Jean-Francois Kaiser, 2 February 2017 (FR)
· M Le Monde Magazine publication of commissioned photographs, issue 279, 20 January 2017 (FR)

2016

· Paintings & Sculptures available via TAPPAN, Winter 2016 (USA)
· Commissioned illustrations for LIM - Less is More, December 2016 (JP)
· Photographs + interview about my collaboration with Laurence Labbé published in Toc Toc Toc, Winter 2016 (FR)
· Peintures et Photographies : Histoire & Géographie familiale published by Las Injurias, December 2016 (Venezuela)
· Artist publication Imaginary Sounds by Poetic Pastel Press available at YUY BOOKS, November 2016 (JP)
· Photograph series Un Mercredi chez Izumi published in The Weekender Magazine, Winter 2016 (DE)
· M Le Monde Magazine publication of commissioned photographs, issue 269, 11 November 2016 (FR)
· Photographs and conversation with potter Olivia Fiddes on Hole & Corner Magazine, November 2016 (UK)
· Offprint Paris with Tenderbooks for artist publication Imaginary Sounds, 10-13 November 2016 (FR)
· M Le Monde Magazine publication of commissioned photographs, issue 267, 28 October 2016 (FR)
· Publication launch, monograph Imaginary Sounds - Colletion 5, Tenderbooks, 27 October 2016 (UK)
· Artworks + artist profile published in Kedama Magazine by Sally Scott, Fall 2016 (JP)
· Interview + Atelier visit on G-irl.com, October 2016 (UK)
· Artist publications available at Fundação de Serralves Porto, September 2016 (PT)
· Selected artworks + Photograph & Writen series Taiki Iai published in Moon Magazine, Fall 2016 (UK)
· Galerie Jean-Francois Kaiser announces solo exhibition, opening 2 February 2017, September 2016 (FR)
· An interview about Poetic Pastel on Kinobi's Journal, August 2016 (AT)
· Poetic Pastel : Un Été at Momosan Shop London, 21 July-11 August 2016 (UK)
· Exhibition Review + Feature on This is Paper, July 2016 (PL)
· Seven artworks as reflections on Shibui, published in Shibui by Association, Summer 2016 (USA)
· Strasbourg based GALERIE JEAN-FRANCOIS KAISER now have a selection of original artworks available, Summer 2016 (FR)
· Publication Douceurs de l'imperceptible at Stet - Livros & Fotografias Lisbon, Summer 2016 (PT)
· Artist in residence at O Apartamento x Carpe Diem Arte e Pesquisa, June 2016 (Lisbon, PT)
· HER issue 02 - Atelier visit + Interview by James Oliver, Summer 2016 (JP)
· Rose & Jaune signing at Offprint, Tate Modern on invitation of Tenderbooks, 21 May 2016 (London, UK)
· Finissage of Épistolaire Imaginaireperfomance by Takashi Homma & Jatinder Singh Durhailay, 20 May 2016
· An interview on Kinobi's Journal, Spring 2016 (AU)
· Design & Creation of porcelain tea sets in collaboration with Laurence Labbé, Spring 2016 (FR)
· Egg, Solo show Épistolaire Imaginaire, curated by M. Doherty & P. Harman, 5-22 May 2016 (London, UK)
· Opening of solo exhibition Épistolaire Imaginaire - Le Refuge at Egg, 5 May 2016 (London, UK)
· Tokyo based gallery CLEAR EDITION now have a selection of original artworks available, Spring 2016
· Publication Rose et Jaune at The Photographer's Gallery Bookshop, Spring 2016 (London, UK)
· Publication Rose et Jaune Douceurs de l'imperceptible at YUY BOOKS, Spring 2016 (Kyoto, JP)
· Publication Douceurs de l'imperceptible at ONReading, Spring 2016  (Nagoya, JP)
· Traveling to Japan to conduct research with the support of MTArt, 1 March-4 April 2016
· London based gallery TENDER PIXEL presenting some of my recent works via ARTSY, March 2016
· Looking at Painting issue 02 - Atelier visit + 10 page interview by Jessie Churchill, March 2016 (UK)
· The Weekender Magazine - 8 page photography series Mon ami Tilmann, February 2016 (DE)
· LTD signed A3 newsprint of Ruby Woodhouse' photographs of my sculptures via my eshop, Winter 2016 
· Publication Rose et Jaune Douceurs de l'imperceptible at TATE MODERN and MAMCS, Winter 2016
· MTArt Conference Johanna Tagada & Ellie Tsatsou in conversation, Art Rooms, 23 January 2016 (London, UK)
· Group exhibition Douceurs de l'imperceptible, Tenderbooks, 15-23 January 2016 (London UK)
· Jatinder, ballade quotidienne & Rose et Jaune join LACA’s permanent collection, January 2016 (USA)
· LANA Papiers Beaux Arts sponsorship for artist book, Fall/Winter 2015 (FR)

2015

· Rose & Jaune publication launch at Tenderbooks, 2 December 2015 (UK)
· Commissioned illustrations for My Cup of Tea, December 2015 (UK)
· Speaker at MTArt Conference Contextual Realities, ICA London, 26 November 2015 (UK)
·Rose & Jaune signing at Offprint on invitation of Tenderbooks, 14 November 2015 (Paris, FR)
· Rose & Jaune released at OffPrint Art Book Fair, Tenderbooks, 12-15 November 2015 (Paris, FR)
· Art Historian & Curator Celina Basra's essay on my series Rose et Jaune, October 2015
· Around Magazine issue 27 - Art Review + Interview by Park Suna, September 2015 (KR)
· MAMA Gallery, Group exhibition To Hide To Show, 13 June-1 August 2015 (Los Angeles, USA)
· Solo exhibition Épistolaire Imaginaire - Les Fleures du Japon, 11-25 July 2015, IKO IKO Space (Los Angeles, USA)
· Paris Photo LA with MAMA Gallery, 1-3 May 2015 (Los Angeles, USA)
· Traveling to California, USA to conduct research, April-May 2015
· Colletion Vol.IV - The Diary of a Palm Tree first available at TATE MODERN, 25 February 2015 (London, UK)