Martha Frieda Friedel, born 1989 in Borna near Leipzig, studied photography and art at the Kunsthochschule Kassel with Bernhard Prinz and Florian Slotawa from 2011 to 2018. In 2015 she spent a stay abroad at the Escuela de Arte y Superior de Diseño de Valencia in Spain. She is currently doing her postgraduate at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart. Her final assignment was selected for the Poznan Diploma Award and it was shown at the Boutographies Fotofestival in Montpellier and nominated for the Portraits – Hellerau Photography Award. One of her portraits was the cover of the issue of Der Greif.