Johanna Tagada (b 1990, Strasbourg, France) is a painter and interdisciplinary artist working across London and Essex (UK), rural Alsace (France) and rural Tamil Nadu (India). Her practice composed of painting, drawing, installation, sculpture, film, photography and writing often conceals ecological messages, rendered in soft and delicate methods. In several of the artist’s projects interaction with the environment and others plays a central role. Solo exhibitions include Épistolaire Imaginaire – Merci at Galerie Jean-Francois Kaiser, and Take Care – き をつけて at Nidi Gallery. In 2014, Johanna founded the positive and collaborative cultural project Poetic Pastel, one inspired by the Deep Ecology movement and which includes amongst its collaborators Takashi Homma, Tate Modern Bookshop, Totodo, Tamsin Clark and Takeshi Hayatsu. In 2018, Johanna cofounded the publication series Journal du Thé – Contemporary Tea Culture with T. S. Wendelstein, it has been nominated at the 2018 Stack Awards.