Sophy Rickett is an artist working with photography, film, text and archives. She has exhibited internationally since the 1990s and her work is held in important museum collections including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Government Art Collection, London, Pompidou Centre, Paris, FRAC Alsace and the Musee des Beaux Artes Nantes.
The Curious Moaning of Kenfig Burrows continues Rickett’s idiosyncratic and personal exploration of archival practices established in recent projects such as The Death of a Beautiful Subject, (GOST, 2015), Objects in The Field (Kettles Yard, Cambridge and Museum of the History of Science, Oxford, 2013) and To The River (Venice Biennale, 2011, and Arnolfini, Bristol, 2012). In 2020, she was shortlisted for the Kraszna Kraus Photography Prize, 2020. She is a Senior Lecturer in Photography at University of the Arts, London.