Anna McNay

Review of Sophy Rickett: Objects in the Field at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge


Sophy Rickett:
Objects in the Field

Kettle’s Yard,

14 September – 3
November 2013

In 2012, Sophy Rickett held the post of Associate Artist at
the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge University. During this time, she met the
retired scientist, Dr Roderick Willstrop, designer and builder of the original
Three Mirror Telescope (3MT). This small but well-constructed exhibition charts
their interaction and the connections Rickett discovered between her work and
his: that of a lens-based artist and that of a lens-based scientist.

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