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Side Gallery

Previous Exhibitions

An internationally-renowned gallery that has been celebrating the best in documentary photography since it opened in 1977. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 5pm, Free.

Side Gallery is committed to documentary in the tradition of the concerned photographer. Exhibitions include Amber production, commissions and historical and contemporary work from around the world that inspires us. Talks and events are organised around most of the exhibitions. There is a range of photography books, posters, postcards and prints for sale, along with Amber films on DVD and VHS.

River: Documenting the Tyne

Friday 24 June to Sunday 7 August 2005

A retrospective of Amber's production, commissioning and retrieval exploring the industrial River Tyne more...

Coastal

Saturday 13 August to Sunday 25 September 2005

A retrospective of Amber's production, commissioning and retrieval, looking at the north east coast, from Lynemouth in Northumberland to Skinningrove in Cleveland more...

The Last Day by Aidan Doyle

Saturday 13 August to Sunday 25 September 2005

The final days of the coastal collieries of Northumberland and Durham, shown in conjunction with Amber's retrospective, Coastal more...

Child Labour by Fernando Moleres

Saturday 1 October to Saturday 19 November 2005

The full exhibition of work first seen at Side Gallery as part of its Panos Pictures show, looking at child labour worldwide more...

Child Labour by Lewis Hine

Saturday 1 October to Saturday 19 November 2005

Prints, copy prints and photographs of posters, drawn from the Side Collection, from this key influence on Amber's work, shown in conjunction with Fernando Moleres' Child Workers more...

All Dressed Up by Karen Robinson

Saturday 26 November 2005 to Saturday 21 January 2006

The lives of girls and young women in East Durham, documented as part of Amber's Coalfield Stories series of commissions more...

Portraits & Dreams by Wendy Ewald

Saturday 26 November 2005 to Saturday 21 January 2006

The classic children's photography project from Kentucky, USA, shown again in conjunction with Karen Robinson's All Dressed Up more...

El Salvador

Saturday 4 February to Saturday 25 March 2006

Curated by Susan Meiselas, the exhibition brought together the work of 30 photographers in the early 1980s, bringing US involvement in the civil war and its implications to wider attention more...

Martin Chambi

Saturday 12 July - Saturday 2 September 2006

Peruvian photographer Martín Chambi lived and worked in Cusco from 1920 until his death in 1973. His commercial portrait studio was frequented by Cusco society. He photographed weddings, parties, dances and fiestas more...

Peru by John Cohen

Saturday 12 July - Saturday 2 September 2006

Cohen has documented a number of cultures and communities in Peru. The exhibition includes some of his photographs of Cusco and Puno more...