Photography: Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen

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By Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen, Jimmy Dodds, Dalton Street railway pigeon loft… Newcastle, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Pigeon Pictures, Black N White Images, Black And White, Racing Pigeon Lofts, Pet Pigeon, Palomar

Byker - Amber Collection

Seminal documentation of the community of terraced streets in Newcastle's East End, demolished to make way for Ralph Erskine-designed Byker Wall Estate in the 1970s.

Jimmy Dodds, Walker Road, June 1980 Byker By Sirkka-liisa Konttinen (photographer) Awsome Pictures, Scenery Pictures, Cool Photos, History Of Photography, Street Photography, Documentary Photography, White Photography, Newcastle, Photography Gloves

Byker - Amber Collection

Seminal documentation of the community of terraced streets in Newcastle's East End, demolished to make way for Ralph Erskine-designed Byker Wall Estate in the 1970s.

Step by Step by Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen Switch House, North Shields, Mother Daughter Relationships, Female Photographers, Human Condition, Street Photography, Photography Ideas, Photo Booth, Character Inspiration

Step by Step - Amber Collection

Mother / daughter relationships explored through a dancing school in North Shields, documented between the early and mid-1980s.

Writing in the Sand Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen (Photographer) Cullercoats, Vintage Photography, Street Photography, Tokyo Streets, Galleries In London, Paris Photos, New Perspective, Painting For Kids, Newcastle, Photo Art

Writing In The Sand - Amber Collection

A celebration of the life of beaches in the North East of England, captured between 1973 and 1998.

By Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen, Jimmy Dodds, Dalton Street railway pigeon loft… Newcastle, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Pigeon Pictures, Black N White Images, Black And White, Racing Pigeon Lofts, Pet Pigeon, Palomar

Städtebau - Schönes neues Ghetto - DER SPIEGEL - Geschichte

Aufbruch ohne Ankunft: Aus der maroden Arbeitersiedlung Byker im englischen Newcastle sollte ein Vorzeigeprojekt sozialen Wohnungsbaus werden. Eine Fotografin porträtierte deren Bewohner in den Siebzigern. 30 Jahre später kehrte sie zurück, um nach vertrauten Gesichtern zu suchen - vergeblich.

Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen Kendal Street, Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne Gelatin Silver Print x cms x ins) 1969 Black And White City, Black And White Landscape, Black N White Images, Photography Workshops, City Photography, Landscape Photography, People Photography, Photography Ideas, Newcastle

The Byker Estate, Newcastle: ‘groundbreaking design and a pioneering model of public participation’

The Byker Estate is unusual for a municipal housing development – it’s been critically acclaimed. When English Heritage awarded Byker its Grade II* listing in 2007, they praised both its …

Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen’s Gordon Road, Byker, Newcastle, 1971 (via here) Photography Exhibition, Street Photography, Landscape Photography, Newcastle, Black N White Images, Black And White, Reality Of Life, Tokyo Streets, Galleries In London

‘Gordon Road (Byker)’, Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen, 1971, printed 2012 | Tate

Artwork page for ‘Gordon Road (Byker)’, Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen, 1971, printed 2012

Two families sunbathing in Carville Road/Mason Street back lane, Byker, Photograph: Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen Summer Shots, Martin Parr, Coney Island, Dead Sea, Big Family, Newcastle, Habitats, Street Photography, Britain

Two families sunbathing in Carville Road/Mason Street back lane, Byker, 1975. Photograph: Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen

Seminal documentation of the community of terraced streets in Newcastle's East End, demolished to make way for Ralph Erskine-designed Byker Wall Estate in the Writing Challenge, Newcastle, Film Photography, Character Inspiration, Black And White, Street, Year 8, People, Image

Byker - Amber Collection

Seminal documentation of the community of terraced streets in Newcastle's East End, demolished to make way for Ralph Erskine-designed Byker Wall Estate in the 1970s.

sirkka-liisa konttinen :: writing in the sand Character Inspiration, Vintage Photos, Seaside, Britain, Whale, England, Fine Art, Black And White, Beach

Writing In The Sand - Amber Collection

A celebration of the life of beaches in the North East of England, captured between 1973 and 1998.

Tyneside flats in Clydesdale Road, The twin entrances are to top and ground floor flats ©Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen, courtesy Amber/ L. Newcastle, Street Photography, Landscape Photography, Council Estate, English Heritage, Sense Of Place, Clydesdale, Slums, Habitats

The Byker Estate, Newcastle: ‘groundbreaking design and a pioneering model of public participation’

The Byker Estate is unusual for a municipal housing development – it’s been critically acclaimed. When English Heritage awarded Byker its Grade II* listing in 2007, they praised both its …