Johanna-Maria Fritz is a German documentary photographer and photo-journalist, member of the agency "Ostkreuz - Agentur der Fotografen".
Based in Berlin, her work however revolves around the Middle-East region. Her work has been published extensively in the European press, newpapers and magazines, and she has already received several awards, such as the Inge Morath Prize and the German Peace Prize for Photography.
In 2020, she publishes her first photobook "Daughters of Magic" with Hartmann Books, about a family of witches in Romania. As a member of the Ostkreuz agency, her work is also featured in the catalogue (and travelling exhibition) "Kontinent - Auf der Suche Nach Europa" / "Continent - In Search of Europe", also published with Hartmann in 2020.
© Portrait (uncredited) taken from the website STEYPA Photo
Presentation by Hartmann Books: " Mihaela Minca is the most powerful witch of Romania. The profession has a tradition in Mihaela's family, her mother and grandmother were witches already. Today she runs a flourishing international business together with her daughters and her daughter-in-law: From love spells to curses the witches have everything on...