Nanna Heitmann, 2019 Magnum nominee, discusses reconnecting with her roots, and the way that one posed portrait changed her approach to making work
"I'm attracted to people who are shaped by their environment, who choose to live or work in extreme situations. "
- Nanna Heitmann
Nanna Heitmann is a German/ Russian documentary photographer, based between Russia and Germany.
Her work has been published by TIME Magazine, M Le Magazine du Monde, De Volkskrant, Stern Magazine, and die Zeit, and she has worked on assignments for outlets including The New York Times, TIME Magazine, The Washington Post and Stern Magazine.
She has received awards and accolades that include the Vogue Italia Prize at the PH Museum women photographers grant, World Report Award, and was shortlisted by the Gomma Grant and LensCulture emerging talents.
Nanna Heitmann joined Magnum as a nominee in 2019.