Photo Oxford Festival Talk: Aliki Braine and Professor Jane Garnett: Thursday 4 May, 6-8 pm

4 May 2023 
6-8 pm

We are delighted to present an evening talk with Aliki Braine, artist, in conversation with Professor Jane Garnett, Fellow and Tutor in Modern History, Wadham College, during Aliki's solo show Into The Woods, at Meakin + Parsons x Hannah Payne gallery. This exhibition coincides with Photo Oxford Festival and is curated by Rodrigo Orrantia. Read more

Free. Limited seating, booking advisable.




Aliki Braine was born in Paris in 1976. She has an MFA from The Ruskin School of Fine Art, Oxford University, an MA from The Slade School of Fine Art, London and an MA from The Courtauld Institute of Art where she was awarded a distinction for her masters in 17th century painting. Recent exhibitions include solo shows in London, Birmingham, Vienna,Madrid and Paris. Her work is featured in a number of recent publications including British Art and the Environment, Charlotte Gould and Sophie Mesplède (Routledge, 2022), Pauline Martin,L’Évidence, le vide, la vie; La photographie face à ses lacunes (Ithaque Editions, 2017) and Robert Shore,Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera (Laurence King Pub, 2014.) Aliki is an associate lecturer for Camberwell College of Art, University of the Arts London and a regular lecturer for Christie’s Education, the Wallace Collection and the National Gallery. She lives and works in London.


Dr Garnett's research is on intellectual, cultural and religious history, predominantly of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including the study of gender and visual culture over wider periods.

Jane was Consultant Editor for Women on the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (1994-2004), as well as acting as Associate Editor for Victorian Women Philanthropists.

Courses taught:

British and some non-British history from the eighteenth century onwards.  Jane has also supervised a wide range of graduate work in the Faculties of History (including History of Art) and Theology, and also for the interdisciplinary MSt in Women’s Studies.

Current projects:

In 2013 Jane published a co-authored book (with Gervase Rosser) on cults of miracle-working images in Italy since the Renaissance, and she has continued to work on related themes. She has recently been involved in a major interdisciplinary Leverhulme-funded project on the impact of diasporas, within which her focus has been on Jewish, Christian and Muslim cultures in East London since 1880. She has co-edited (2013-16) three collections of essays on religion, urban cultures and diaspora, and a book on diaspora and art. A collaborative book on devotional space in East London is forthcoming. She also continues to write on the history of debates about social and economic ethics and moral philosophy.