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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 she has worked on assignments for outlets including The New York Times, TIME Magazine, The Washington Post and Stern Magazine.

She has received awards that include the Leica Oscar Barnack Newcomer Award, the Ian Parry Award of Achievement.

Nanna Heitmann joined Magnum as a nominee in 2019.

Awards / Grants

2019 Ian Parry – Award for Achievement

2019 Winner of Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award

2019 Landau, Strieffler Haus

2019 PHmuseum Photography Grant- new generation prize, honorable mention

2019 shortlist Gomma Grant

2018 Vogue Italia Prize at the PH Museum women photographers grant

2018 Lensculture- Emerging Talents, shortlisted

2018 Vonovia Award für Fotografie, newcomer prize

2018 shortlisted for PHmuseum Women Photographers Grant – Verzasca FOTO Prize 

2018 student award winner of World.Report Award 2018 | Documenting Humanity

2018 Magenta Foundation- Top 100

2018 Shortlisted for Kolga Award, Georgia

2018 First prize Forum Geschichtskultur an Ruhr und Escher e.V.

2018 Rovinj Photodays final selection

2018 Riga Photomonth Selection, Latvia

2018 Belgrade New Talent Award

2017 BFF- Förderpreis

2016 Dating ohne Date | Juliane Bartel Medienpreis – Online Video

2015 German Youth Photo Prize, Germany

Group Shows

2019 Leica Oskar Barnack Award, Neue Schule für Fotografie Berlin

2019 Perpignan off 

2019 Cortona on the Move, Italy

2019 Red hook Labs, Brooklyn

2019 Voies off Award, Arles (screening)

2019 Kunstmuseum Bochum 

2019 Kommunale Gallerie, Berlin 

2018 Klompching Gallery – LensCulture 2018 Emerging Talent Award, NYC

2018 Festival della Fotografia Etica, Lodi, Italy 

2018 Triennale der Photographie, Hamburg 

2018 Photokina- BFF Förderpreis, Cologne, Germany 

2018 Pixel Projekt Ruhr, Wissenschaftspark Gelsenkirchen 

2018 Kolga Tblisi Award, Tblisi, Georgia

2018 Riga Photo Month, Riga, Latvia  (screening) 

2018 Rovinj Photodays  (screening) 

2018 Belgrade Photomonth

2017 German Youth Photo Award, Forum Gestaltung, Magdeburg, Germany 

2016 Die Provinz aus neuer Sicht(group) | Pix. House – Ort für Fotografie in Poznan, Polen

2015 Linden Leben | Kulturhalle Faust in Hannover 

2015 German Youth Photo Award, photokina, Cologne, Germany 

2015 German Youth Photo Award, Haus der Geschichte, Berlin, Germany