To End is to Start 28
Collected unwanted fabrics pressed in layers of handmade cotton papers | 2018
Johanna Tagada Hoffbeck created the series “To End is to Start” during a 2018–2019 residency in South India, where she deepened her knowledge and practice of papermaking. Each delicately made work is composed of repurposed fabric pressed between layers of handmade cotton paper.
16.5 x 12 inches
Floated: 21 x 16.5 x 1.5 inches
Signed by artist.
The work comes with a Certification of Authenticity signed by the Co-Founder of Tappan
“Contemporary cultures are often extremely fast and ever-changing. My practice engages with slower tasks which demand commitment and help us to focus our attention. In my paintings, I depict activities such as growing plants and preparing and sharing tea, which also are parts of my daily life.”