Published by Ao-Hata Bookstore
Designed by Seri Tanaka
Text by Johanna Tagada Hoffbeck
Translations by Minami Kanesawa
Edited by Yuhei Kawasaki & Seri Tanaka
Colour print by SHOEI inc. Japan
This playful, one-of-a-kind zine designed by Seri Tanaka is a collection of visual works by French artist Johanna Tagada Hoffbeck. The publication also includes an essay and archival images from the Welcome Collection.
Paintings of women gardening, photographs of plants growing, reflections on gardening, Ikebana, faith, and our approach to living are parts of the elements and subjects touched upon in this printed matter.
What if God was an insect? was published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title at Ao-Hata Bookstore (Fukuoka, Japan) in May 2021. The publication is bound by cotton staples and has several distinctive finishes, amongst which its Japanese format.
24 pgs, 25.7 × 18.2 cm, Softcover, 2021,