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Tish Murtha - Youth Unemployment

A project in Liverpool, UK by Colin Wilkinson (Bluecoat Press)

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Tish Murtha's important and stunning photographic essay on the hardships of youth unemployment in Newcastle during the Thatcher years.
Backers: 413
Average Pledge Per Backer: £46

Funded: £19,005 of £8,000
Dates: Jul 19th -> Aug 18th (30 days)
Project By: Colin Wilkinson (Bluecoat Press)
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Latest News

Stunning photographs of Newcastle's West End in the late 1970s

December 5th - via:
[NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, UK] - The brilliant work of the late photographer Tish Murtha is now celebrated in a new book, Youth Unemployment. Tish’s evocative images vividly depict the often harsh reality of life in Newcastle’s West End in the late 1970s and early 1980s. (Read More)

Last week of Tish Murtha's Youth Unemployment

August 11th - via:
Thank you to everyone who has backed my latest Kickstarter: Tish Murtha's Youth Unemployment. The campaign has been a great success and quickly reached its target. There is still time to back it (these are the final few days). (Tish sadly died of a... (Read More)

Two Days In - 150% funded!

July 21st - via:
What a brilliant couple of days and what a great tribute to Tish's remarkable photography! By an amazing coincidence, 35 years ago back in 1982 - I left Open Eye Gallery which I had founded in 1977. We published a popular magazine (Open Eye) which... (Read More)

We've Done It!

July 19th - via:
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Fantastic start

July 19th - via:
What a start! We can't thank you all enough for such an amazing launch. Just under two hours into the campaign and 30% there. Unbelievable!  (Read More)

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