Press articles, reviews and essays

Al Hopwood has received critical praise for his public projects from art writers, journalists and academics. The links below illustrate a small selection of the responses to his work over a variety of platforms.

Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Magic

Saturday Review. BBC Radio 4
Tom Sutcliffe is joined by Geoffrey Durham, Naima Khan and Stephanie Merritt
April 2019 
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Alice Saville / Smoke and Mirrors

Review in Time Out

April 2019

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Tabish Khan / Wellcome Collection Dazzles With The Psychology Of Magic

Review in Londonist

April 2019

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Emily Spicer / Smoke and Mirrors

Review in Culture Whisper

April 2019

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Simon Ings / The psychology of magic and how it plays with our minds

Review in New Scientist

May 2019

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Helen Whitehouse / Secrets behind some of the most famous magic tricks has been revealed

Review in The Mirror

April 2019

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A.R. Hopwood's False Memory Archive
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Julia Shaw / The Memory Illusion

Book published by Penguin Random House

(with extracts from the False Memory Archive)

July 2016

Chris French / Social Recall: factors that can affect false memory

Essay for the Guardian 

March 2016

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Nicola Davis / Exploring the Edges of Consciousness

Exhibition Preview: States of Mind, Wellcome Collection

January 2016

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Megan Carnegie Brown / The Truth about False Memories

Interview with The Observer

February 2016

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Kate Hilpern / AR Hopwood’s ‘False Memory Archive’

Feature and interview in the New Review Magazine (Independent On Sunday)

January 2016

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Emma Lewis / A Case of Misplaced Faith: Photography, Memory, and AR Hopwood’s ‘False Memory Archive’

Photomonitor Essay

September 2014

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Julia Langbein / Critics' Pick

A.R. Hopwood: False Memory Archive

ArtForum review of Carroll/Fletcher and Freud Museum exhibitions

September 2014

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Helen Sumpter /

A.R. Hopwood False Memory Archive

ArtReview review of Carroll/Fletcher and Freud Museum exhibitions

September 2014

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Melissa Hogenboom / 

Why Does The Brain Create False Memories?

BBC News article about False Memory and the False Memory Archive 

September 2013

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Dan Damon / BBC World Update

False Memory Archive

BBC Interview about False Memory Archive. 

October 2013

 

John Sopel / BBC Global News

False Memory Archive

BBC Interview about False Memory Archive. 

October 2013

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Crudely Erased Adults / Big Picture Feature

False Memory Archive

Pull-out centre page commission from The Psychologist Magazine

April 2014

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Kate Hilpern / The False Memory Archive: Did that really happen

Article about False Memory and False Memory Archive in The Independent 

Febuary 2014

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Tiffany O'Callaghan / Remembering things that never happened 

Article about A.R. Hopwood's residency at the APRU and the FMA.

January 2012

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Zing Tsjeng / The False Memory Archive

Feature about A.R. Hopwood's False Memory Archive for Dazed Digital.

September 2013

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David Pollock / Interview: artist AR Hopwood discusses The False Memory Archive

Interview about False Memory Archive at Talbot Rice for The List.

March 2014

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Tom Jeffries / The False Memory Archive: An interview with A.R. Hopwood 

Interview about False Memory Archive for Spoonfed.

February 2012

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Phyllis Stephen / Talbot Rice Gallery: The False Memory Archive

Preview about False Memory Archive at Talbot Rice for The Edinburgh Reporter.

March 2014

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The False Memory Archive

Editorial about False Memory Archive at The Exchange for The Cornishman

October 2013

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Eryn Newman & Professor Elizabeth Loftus / Updating Ebbinghaus on the Science of Memory

Editorial in Europe's Journal of Psychology including information about the FMA. 

October 2013

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Editorial / A.R Hopwood

Editorial in Wall Street International

June 2014

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WITH (withyou.co.uk)

Skye Sherwin / Resident: The WITH Collective

Preview for Chapter exhibition

October 2011

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JJ Charlesworth / Memories.... you're talking about 

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Commissioned essay by JJ Charlesworth for Resident at Chapter

October 2011

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JJ Charlesworth / Hidden Intentions

ArtReview Feature about WITH, Ryan Gander, Christoph Büchel and others.

November 2011

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Rebecca Geldard / WITHSTORE_001

Review about WITHSTORE at Rokeby London

Ocober 2010

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Skye Sherwin / Pick of the Week

WITHSTORE_001 critics choice in the Guardian

September 2010

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ArtReview Editions Page

Preview for WITHSTORE_001 at Rokeby London 

September 2010

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Jack Hutchinson / WITH: Live Life Vicariously

Preview for WITHSTORE_001 at Rokeby London

September 2010

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Yinan Zhang & Philippa Warr / WITHSTORE 001

Two short essays about WITHSTORE at Rokeby London 

September 2010

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Sandra Rehme / AND: The WITH Collective

4* Time Out Review about AND: A New Fund For New Times at Artprojx 

February 2009

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Editorial / Selected Exhibitions: Ten new UK shows Art World recommends. 

Preview for AND: A New Fund For New Times at Artprojx London.

January 2009

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Jennifer Thatcher / WITH (withyou.co.uk) 

Review about WITH (withyou.co.uk) at Rokeby London

October 2008

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Jessica Lack / WITH (withyou.co.uk)

Preview of exhibition at Rokeby London in The Guardian

August 2008

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Rebecca Geldard / Top 10 shows in London

Preview about WITH (withyou.co.uk) at Rokeby London

September 2008

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Anoushka Grose / WITH (withyou.co.uk)

Commissioned essay for WITH (withyou.co.uk) at Rokeby in 2008

September 2008

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Jessica Lack / WITH: Pick of the Week

Preview and Pick of the Week in the Guardian for solo show at Plymouth Art Centre

April 2007

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Sarah Jane Downing / WITH or Without You

Review for solo show at Plymouth Art Centre in the Big Issue.

June 2007

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Emma Ridgway / WITH: Life Enhancement Solutions

Essay about solo show at Plymouth Art Centre for the book Between the Vanguard and the Peripheral. Published by PAC.

2007

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Jennifer Thatcher / That's Edutainment! Doug Fishbone and WITH.

Essay about early WITH performances and artist Doug Fishbone for the book - The New Art, published by Rachmaninoffs and Zoo Art Fair. 

2006

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Jessica Lack / We Are With You

Preview about early WITH performances at ICA London. 

2005

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Ken Scrudato / WITH

Editorial about project with New York based journalist Laura Schooling. 

2004

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Christian Tjaben / WITH

WITH are described as the 27th best thing ever in German style magazine.

2004

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