Coal Face

Coal Face
Library Shelf Location 11.WASH
Publication Date 04 Sep 2023

Using visual tintype portraiture by Sunderland photographer Andy Martin, and biographies and verbatim poems created by Dr Louise Powell, Coal Face captures the last generation of Washington Miners’ memories and sense of belonging in a changing coalfield community.

Funded by Redhills, The Cultural Spring and University College London (UCL), this book accompanied the exhibition, which was open to the public at Washington F Pit for the whole of September. 2023. 

ISBN 9781399963435
Pages 134pp
Editors Andy Martin, Louise Powell
Authors Andy Martin, Louise Powell
Format softcover spiral bound
Publisher Redhills Charity, Durham
Related Artist Andy Martin
Category Local Studies
Keywords analogue photography, Black and white photographs, Coal mining, Mining industry, Experimental Photography, Portraiture, Portraits, Local Interest (Northeast of England), North of England, Post-industrial, Industrial Decline, contemporary photography, Industrial photography, Writing, Experimental writing, poetry, photography
Related Cities/Regions North East (of England), Northern England

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