Briony is an academic and curator based in Newcastle upon Tyne. She is a Doctoral Candidate at Newcastle University, where she also teaches on art history and curatorial studies degree programmes.

With a background in foreign languages and photography, Briony’s research interests centre on affective art experiences and interrelations of meaning and materiality in lens-based media.

Briony previously held the role of Assistant Curator of Photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum, where she worked on exhibitions including Into the Woods: Trees in Photography (2017) and the inaugural Photography Centre (2018), as well as conducting research with the Royal Photographic Society Collection and the Maurice Broomfield Archive.