Tish Murtha: Youth Unemployment in the West End of Newcastle

Mellor, David Alan
May 2008
Photoworks;Spring/Summer2008, Issue 10, p58
The article focuses on the works of photographer Tish Murtha in England. Murtha's project entitled "Youth Unemployment in the West End of Newcastle" in 1979 is described as the involvement of unemployed youth in the problematic society. Her work, including photography of economic calamity and social disaster, is cited to have been exhibited at the Side Gallery since 1981. Moreover, Murtha's photographs are also described as the evidence of the punitive economic context to youth unemployment.


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