Sophy Rickett's subjects are primarily photographed at night, often located in peripheral and mundane environments. In both color and black and white, her work uses landscape to explore narrative and formal possibilities while it examines and ponders on the potential of photography to conceal as much as it reveals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783865210883
Publisher: Steidl, Gerhard Druckerei und Verlag
Publication date: 11/21/2008
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Sophy Rickett's work came to prominence in the late 90s, following her graduation from The Royal College of Art, London. She has exhibited widely; selected solo shows include Alberto Peola, Turin, Italy, Nichido Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, and Centre pour L'image Contemporain Saint-Gervais, Switzerland and Emily Tsingou, London. Selected group exhibitions include: Order and Chaos, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland; Flock, Spacex Gallery, Exeter and Where are We?, Victoria & Albert Museum, London. In 2002, she was awarded the Arts Council Helen Chadwick Fellowship, Ruskin School, Oxford UK and in the same year the fellowship at the British School in Rome, Italy. She is represented by Emily Tsingou Gallery, London. She lives and works in London.

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