Equipped with a Leica M10, Johanna-Maria Fritz travelled to the Russian Republic of Dagestan, where she photographed an art form that has been all but forgotten: tightrope walking.
Johanna-Maria Fritz Wins $5,000 Inge Morath Award 2017
The German photographer won the 2017 Inge Morath Award, which honors female photographers under 30 in memory of one of the first female Magnum shooters.
Johanna-Marie Fritz has been named the winner of the 2017 Inge Morath Award, the Magnum Foundation announced today. The award comes with a $5,000 production grant to support a long-term documentary project. Named after one of the first female members of Magnum, it’s awarded annually to a female photographer under 30. Past winners have included Jessica Dimmock, Danielle Villasana, Daniella Zalcman, Isadore Kosofsky, Lauren Pond and others. (You can find out more information about the award here.)