Tish Murtha Gallery
The official website of Tish Murtha. Tish was a British social documentary photographer best known for documenting marginalised communities, social realism and working class life in Newcastle upon Tyne and the North East of England.
Side Gallery reopens with Childhoods exhibition
London’s Side Gallery — the only photography venue in the UK devoted to documentary — has reopened after a £1.67 million investment from Heritage Lottery Fund and Art Council England with _Chilldhoods_, a show featuring the work of twelve photographers and filmmakers.
Tish Murtha comes to The Photographers' Gallery | 1854 Photography
Elswick Kids, 1978 by Tish Murtha © Ella Murtha, All rights reserved. Courtesy of Ella Murtha and The Photographers' Gallery She believed that photography was an important form of visual communication that could stimulate discussions about real-life situations and captured accurate records of the world we live in," Ella Murtha told BJP last year. "She was trying to force people to look at the truth and learn from it." Bo