Gitl Braun

… takes an Ortho­dox approach to pho­tog­ra­phy

The Jewish Chronicle - - PEOPLE -

AF­TER AL­MOST two decades look­ing af­ter her chil­dren, the Stam­ford Hill mother-of-eight has taken to a new ca­reer: pho­tog­ra­phy.

Gitl Braun, 57, tells Peo­ple: “What I am do­ing is very rare in our Ortho­dox com­mu­nity, but I al­ways thought about what I would do af­ter my chil­dren were grown up.” Ms Braun be­gan her sec­u­lar ed­u­ca­tion in her late for­ties, com­plet­ing an art foun­da­tion course at Cen­tral St Martins in Shored­itch, Lon­don, and find­ing “[her] own artis­tic lan­guage as a sculp­tress and pho­tog­ra­pher”. She is now pre­par­ing to ex­hibit at Ric­cardo Gi­ac­cherini, New­man Street, Cen­tral Lon­don, from this week­end.

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