The Ethics of Deception

The political consequences of widespread misinformation are becoming ever more apparent, and anyone using deceptive strategies in their work should take extra care. In this series, artist A.R. Hopwood examines the applications of deception in visual culture, the therapy room, and the science lab and asks: are there any circumstances under which deception can be justified?

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Essay Series for Wellcome Collection. Published June - July 2019

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A.R. Hopwood has written extensively for ArtReview magazine and from 2002-2004 he was Arts Editor of the notorious and now defunct Sleazenation magazine. The links below give a brief glimpse of this activity.

 

Hopwood is currently writing a feature length film as part of his Wellcome Trust Engagement Fellowship. To see the synopsis for the film please contact us.

Jonathan Allen / Kalanag

Exhibition at David Risley Gallery

ArtReview 

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Neil Boorman / Bonfire of the Brands

Book Review

ArtReview 

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Peter MacDonald 

Exhibition at Kate MacGarry Gallery

ArtReview 

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Cedar Lewisohn / StreetArt

Book Review

ArtReview 

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Bedwyr Williams / No More Mr. Nice Guy

Exhibition at Store Gallery

ArtReview 

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Institute of Psychoplasmics

Exhibition at Pump House Gallery

ArtReview 

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Student Advice / Beggars Belief

Art Pages in Sleazenation 

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Guy Bourdin / A Final Hit

Art pages in Sleazenation 

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