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The Tish Murtha Archive

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Twitter Web App : Pleased to have backed this Kickstarter by Bluecoat Press Nick Hedges work with Shelter in the sixties was hugely significant in highlighting poverty and homelessness, and the failings of politicians in post war Britain.…

Twitter Web App : Quick story about judging kids for parental poverty -

I went to school with no gym kit. My mum & dad had split up, it was mid 70s. Mum had addiction, mental illness’s. A PE teacher dragged me out in front of the class to make an example of me for having no kit

Twitter Web App : Good job Christmas will probably be cancelled this year because I don’t think the three ghosts will have enough time to visit all those MPs in one night

Twitter Web App : We should not have to rely on philanthropy to feed hungry children or to keep the health service going. Charity should exist to enhance, not as a replacement for a government that fails to protect its citizens. This isn’t 1835.

Twitter Web App : Tories:
“We cannot allow refugee children into this country. We need to look after our own children”

Also the Tories:
“Let our own children starve!”

Twitter Web App : “Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. It is the protection of a fundamental human right, the right to dignity and a decent life. While poverty persists, there is no true freedom.” Nelson Mandela.…

Twitter Web App : Wonderful interview of David Hurn on Tish Murtha "I want to photograph policemen kicking kids" Swaps: David Hurn on Tish Murtha via YouTube

Twitter Web App : Tish Murtha (1956-2013), social documentary photographer who photographed marginalised communities under Thatcher in North East England #womensart

Twitter Web App : Absolutely delighted to see Bluecoat Press publish Nick's remarkable Shelter work. This body of work helped drive change for those living in appalling housing conditions in cities across the UK.
If you support one kickstarter this year, make it this one…

Twitter Web App : Youth unemployment, Newcastle in 1981 by The Tish Murtha Archive. It is a remarkable series by one of the most talented documentary photographers of her generation.
(Photo copyright Ella Murtha, all rights reserved).

Twitter Web App : Solidarity with and love to #Manchester and all the other lockdown cities and towns. The spite, vindictiveness and incompetence of this government is horrifying. You all deserve better; we all deserve better.

Twitter Web App : Scaffold to the Moon - Available now!…

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Twitter Web App : Probably my fave photographer ever. Cardsharps – Youth Unemployment (1981) – Tish Murtha | Limited Edition Print.…

Twitter Web App : Scaffold to the Moon a tale of life, hope, dreams and aspiration. Includes stories - four mini chapters - Litho print matt finish photographs, archive images, and fold outs. All sewn up in a quality hardback cover. Available here now.…

Twitter Web App : One of the exclusive Tish Murtha editions available exclusively from British Culture Archive.…