Damage Report

by Zo Damage

The Damage Report cover photo © Ian Ritter

On 24 February 2016, Melbourne photographer Zo Gay, better known as Zo Damage, embarked on an adventure like no other as she explored and documented a calendar year of live music and music culture with her 365 Day Live Music Photography Project

The Zo Damage 365 Day Project is now being released in a book titled The Damage Report.

The Damage Report is a stunning document of historical significance from the perspective of the live music scene. It offers a unique perspective and insight into this vital creative hub. 

The Damage Report combines the photography from each day of Zo's 365 Day Project, along with quotes and short stories written for the book by featured artists, venue owners and other key music scene figures, as well as by Zo herself.

As 2016 was a leap year Zo photographed each of the 366 days, successfully completing her project on 24 February 2017.


Minimum Damage

Produced and printed in MelbourneThe Damage Report has chosen to print on FSC certified stock. These certifications are the highest environmental standards achievable for paper stocks, ensuring traceability and verification of well managed forest timber, from mill to printer to you.

The Damage Report book launch & 365 day project exhibitions

Arts Centre Melbourne
Live music: Wet Lips
Guest speaker: Helen Marcou
11 August 2017 – Booked Out

Arts Centre Melbourne extend 365 Day Project exhibition due to popular demand: 13–15 August 2017

Bib'n'Brace Collective Brisbane
25 & 26 August 2017

Nanda\Hobbs Contemporary Sydney
31 August – 1 September

The Damage Report available to purchase at all events.
The Damage Report is also available to purchase from Arts Centre Melbourne concierge.

All photographs on show available for purchase.

Inquiries contact Zo Damage. 

Day 263 - The Drones



Pre-order The Damage Report to secure your copy!

Photo: The Drones
Melbourne Music Week, Melbourne Town Hall
13 November 2016 – Day 263/366



Prism Imaging

Prism Imaging

Prism Imaging has been trading for over 25 years. We are a highly experienced team with broad industry knowledge, paired with the most advanced photographic and digital printers. We offer a complete range of products and services for professional and keen amateur photographers, artists and anyone looking to adorn their walls with beautiful imagery.

Prism Imaging is the technical backbone for Melbourne’s ever changing photographic and creative community.

Official sponsor of The Damage Report.


Young Henrys

Young Henrys was officially born in 2012 after a long search for a permanent home. Finally, nestled in a back street of Newtown, we became integrated with our local community, which is comprised of musicians, artists, environmentalists, hospitality professionals, activists and free spirits from all walks of life. As a result of this diverse nature of our location and the relationships that stemmed from it, the Young Henrys brand has become synonymous with the world of music and the creative arts.

By keeping things local, reducing environmental impact, and collaborating with like-minded, passionate, creative people, Young Henrys helps turn up the volume on diverse (sometime smaller) voices in our community.

Official sponsor of The Damage Report.

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Originally, Goatsound was simply a convenient title given to anywhere a recording or mixing session happened with owner/engineer Jason PC. From these humble beginnings Goatsound has gradually grown into the multiroom recording and rehearsal facility it is today. At Goatsound, we have been producing quality recordings with a minimum of fuss at competitive rates for over 10 years, specialising in underground and independent recording artists from all over the world. In 2016 the studio launched its own label withGoatsound Records.

Official sponsor of The Damage Report.


 16 March 2016 - Day 21/365 - Let chaos reign supreme! Tote'L'Rumble rock’n’roll wrestling at The Tote Hotel -- Week 3 / Round 1: Spacejunk vs Tankerville. Congrats to Tote'L'Rumble winners Cosmic Kahuna!

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