Gerry Brakus is Creative Editor of New Statesman and commissions both reportage and portrait photography for the magazine. Previously, she spent 12 years at The Independent where she was Deputy Picture Editor. Gerry started her career at House & Garden magazine, Conde Nast some 20 years ago and moved on to picture edit the arts and fashion pages of The Times. Gerry has worked on numerous other publications, including both the Daily Star and Tatler magazine. She is passionate about photography and is continually searching for original and fresh work in an ever more saturated digital world.