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2017

July 8 - September 10, 2017

Elisa will be showing new work from The Original Place as part of the 2017 Bunbury Biennale at BRAG.

June 16 - July 29, 2017

Elisa will be showing new work from The Original Place as part of the Midwest Art Prize at GRAG.

March 18 - April 8, 2017

Elisa will be showing new works from The Original Place as part of Between the Sheets (organised by Gallery East) at Gallery Central. A selection of the works will also be shown at Australian Galleries in Melbourne from June 13 - July 2, 2017.

2016

November 17-20, 2016

Chris will exhibit two new prints and a rare Small Town book prototype as part of Collective at the Perth Centre for Photography.

August 27-October 16, 2016

Elisa will be presenting a book from The Original Place in the libris awards: The Australian Artists Book Prize at Artspace Mackay.

March 4-April 10, 2016

Chris will be presenting works from Small Town and Elisa works from The Original Place in Improbable Returns at Heathcote Museum & Gallery.

2015

November 26-29, 2015

Chris exhibited two new prints as part of Collective at the Perth Centre for Photography. These were both acquired by the St John of God Hospital Art Collection.

August 21-September 27, 2015

Elisa will be showing new work from The Original Place as part of Still Life – extraordinary, everyday (group show) at Mundaring Arts Centre.

July 20-August 7, 2015

Chris will be showing selected works from Small Town as part of the Ignite Showcase.

June 5-July 26, 2015

Chris will be showing selected works from drei as part of Quiet Moments (group) at Fremantle Arts Centre.

May 1-3, 2015

Chris will be showing drei, five & six book at the Queensland Centre of Photography’s booth at Photobook Independent (Raleigh Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles)

March 7-April 2, 2015

Elisa will be showing a hand-made book from The Original Place as part of Between the Sheets (group show) at Gallery Central.

February 28-May 16, 2015

Both Elisa and Chris will be presenting work at the 2015 Mid West Art Prize at the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery. Both of Elisa's works were acquired by the Gallery.

2014

October 20-December 6, 2014

Elisa was artist-in-residence at the Central Institute of Technology working on new pieces for The Original Place.

October 19-31, 2014

Elisa presented new work from The Original Place at the City of Joondalup Community Invitation Art Award.

October 9-19, 2014

Chris presented new work in the Black Swan Prize for Heritage.

April 30-July 26, 2014

Selected images from five – Fremantle Prison and Six, Christopher Young at Anita Traverso Gallery. 7 Albert Street, Richmond.

The Original Place, Elisa Markes-Young at Anita Traverso Gallery. 7 Albert Street, Richmond.

April 3, 2014

five – Fremantle Prison received a Highly Commended Award at the 2014 Western Australian State Heritage Awards (Outstanding interpretation project that enhances a place).

March 21, 2014

Elisa and Chris have both contributed work to an exhibition at FoMu, Antwerp, Belgium.

March 7-30, 2014

Chris contributed Seven / Poland to On Landscape #1 at Guest Projects, London, UK.

2013

December 5, 2013-April 13, 2014

Selected images from five – Fremantle Prison and Six, Christopher Young via Global Art Projects at Sofitel on Collins, Melbourne.

The Original Place, Elisa Markes-Young via Global Art Projects at Sofitel on Collins, Melbourne.

November 26, 2013-March 2, 2014

Chris is displaying new work from Six as part of the Bankwest Art Prize.

October 31-December 8, 2013

Chris displayed work from five as part of Momentum at the Perth Centre for Photography.

September 21-November 17, 2013

Chris’ work Six #108 was on show at the Fremantle Print Award at Fremantle Arts Centre.

August 30-July 26, 2014

At part of Chris’ Artist Residency at the City of Subiaco, Six was on show at the Subiaco Museum.

August 15-September 28, 2013

1st Tamworth Textile Triennial (Sensorial Loop) at Ararat Regional Art Gallery, VIC.

June 7-July 21, 2013

1st Tamworth Textile Triennial (Sensorial Loop) at Manly Art Gallery & Museum, NSW.

May, 2013

Chris launched a Pozible campaign to support the publication of Small Town.

March-May, 2013

Chris showed a work from Small Town at the Mid West Art Awards at Geraldton Regional Art Gallery.

January 17-February 24, 2013

1st Tamworth Textile Triennial (Sensorial Loop) at Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, QLD.

2012

September 28-November 18, 2012

1st Tamworth Textile Triennial (Sensorial Loop) at Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, NSW.

August 22-September 1, 2012

Elisa exhibited selected works from The Strange Quiet of Things Misplaced and Chris selected works from five at Anita Traverso Gallery in Melbourne, Victoria.

August 3-September 15, 2012

1st Tamworth Textile Triennial (Sensorial Loop) at Albury Art Gallery, NSW.

June 13-July 15, 2012

1st Tamworth Textile Triennial (Sensorial Loop) at Manning Regional Art Gallery, NSW.

May 3-November 18, 2012

five – Fremantle Prison by Christopher Young at Fremantle Prison, Fremantle.

April 7-May 19, 2012

1st Tamworth Textile Triennial (Sensorial Loop) at Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, NSW.

March 14-June 15, 2012

Seven from Five: Photographic Works by Christopher Young from the City of Perth Art Collection was shown as part of the FotoFreo 2012 core programme at Council House, Perth.

March 10-23, 2012

Seven was shown as part of the FotoFreo 2012 open exhibitions programme at Kurb Gallery, Perth. This included new work made in Poland in September 2011.

February 10-March 24, 2012

1st Tamworth Textile Triennial (Sensorial Loop) at RMIT Gallery in Melbourne, VIC.

February 9-March 12, 2012

Chris exhibited two new prints as part of Collective and some books as part of the Western Australian Photographic Book Survey at the Perth Centre for Photography.

January 13-February 5, 2012

Elisa exhibited the The Strange Quiet of Things Misplaced book at Gallery East as well as the Midland Junction Arts Centre as part of Between the Sheets.

2011

October 12-29, 2011

Both Elisa and Chris* had new work on display at the City of Joondalup Invitation Art Award.

* Chris removed his work from this award on October 19 in protest over the treatment of his work by the curatorial team. Read more…

September 24-November 26, 2011

Elisa had new work on display as part of the 1st Tamworth Textile Triennial (Sensorial Loop) at the Tamworth Regional Gallery. Following the initial exhibition, this show will tour regional centres through to September 2013.

July 31-August 5, 2011

Elisa previewed for Perth audiences a new seven-panelled textile work prior to it going over to the Tamworth Triennial.

July 17-August 7, 2011

Elisa had work on display at the Cossack Art Awards.

June 4-July 17, 2011

Elisa had work on display as part of the Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award at the Wangaratta Art Gallery. A work from the series has since been acquired by their collection.

March 5-May 29, 2011

Elisa had work on display as part of the Mid West Art Prize 2011 at the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery. She won the Award for Excellence. The work was acquired by a corporate collection in Tasmania.

March 2, 2011

Chris had work on display in the third edition of Landscape Stories ‘The Colour of Memory’.

March 1, 2011

Elisa was the feature artist on NAVA.

January 6-30, 2011

Elisa had work on display as part of the City of Wanneroo Art Collection Exhibition at the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre.

2010

December 9-17, 2010

Chris had work from Five on show at the Perth Centre for Photography as part of Collective.

November 12-28, 2010

Elisa had new work from The Strange Quiet of Things Misplaced on show together with Avital Sheffer at a commercial gallery in Perth.

October 30-November 28, 2010

Chris had new work from Five on show at the Queensland Centre for Photography.

October 13-30, 2010

Both Chris and Elisa had new work at the City of Joondalup 2010 Invitation Art Award.

July 30-September 26, 2010

Five #08 shortlisted for the National Photography Prize 2010 (Modern Narratives: Photography as Story Teller) at the Albury Art Gallery.

April 21, 2010

Chris selected as the Australian Centre for Photography’s Exposure Time Winner.

February 12, 2010

Chris won the resident's prize in the City of Wanneroo 2010 Art Awards.

January/February 2010

Elisa – together with the other Momentum exhibitors – had an article in the January/February 2010 edition of Embroidery magazine.

January 4, 2010

Elisa listed as feature artist in the ABC’s Arts Mail.

2009

December 18, 2009

Five #08 featured on burnmagazine.org.

December 17-20, 2009

Chris had two new works from Five at the Perth Centre for Photography as part of their end of year show.

October 30, 2009

Waves – The Edith Cowan University Art Collection by David Bromfield launched by the Vice-Chancellor of Edith Cowan University, Professor Kerry Cox. Two of the three images from drei that are in ECU’s collection are included in this publication.

October 15-31, 2009

Elisa had new work from The Strange Quiet of Things Misplaced in the 2009 Joondalup Invitational Art Award.

September 26 – November 22, 2009

Chris had work from Five at the 2009 Fremantle Print Award.

September 25 – November 8, 2009

Chris had work from Five at Vasse Felix Winery in Margaret River as part of the Bunbury Biennale.

September 7-18, 2009

Elisa displayed The Strange Quiet of Things Misplaced #14 at the new Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre.

July 25 – September 13, 2009

Chris had work from Five in the Bunbury Biennale.

July 9 – August 2, 2009

Chris had work from Five on show at the Perth Centre for Photography.

June 5-28, 2009

Chris had work in the CLIP (Contemporary Landscapes in Photography) Awards at the Perth Centre for Photography.

April 2009

Momentum received a write-up in Object magazine.

April 2009

Elisa – together with the other Momentum exhibitors – had an article in the Spring edition of Surface Design Magazine.

March 2009

Elisa had an article in the Autumn edition of InSite Magazine.

November 2008-December 2010

Elisa showed two pieces from The Strange Quiet of Things Misplaced in Momentum, an exhibition curated by Valerie Kirk as part of the 18th Fibre Textile Biennial.

2008

December 2008

An essay Chris wrote about Elisa’s work – The Authentic Myth – was published by Craft Victoria in their annual Craft Culture project.

November 14, 2008-January 18, 2009

Elisa is showing two pieces from The Strange Quiet of Things Misplaced at Momentum, an exhibition curated by Valerie Kirk as part of the 18th Fibre Textile Biennial in Tamworth, NSW. This is a major touring exhibition.

October 30-November 23, 2008

Elisa displayed new work from The Strange Quiet of Things Misplaced at the 2008 City of South Perth Emerging Artist Award. Chris displayed work from drei at the same award.

October 16-November 1, 2008

Both Elisa & Chris displayed new work at the 2008 Joondalup Invitational Art Award.

October 2008

Elisa’s work is featured in the latest issue of Craft Arts International.

August 2008

Work from The Strange Quiet of Things Misplaced is featured in TAFTA’s magazine.

May 17-May 25, 2008

Both Elisa & Chris displayed new work at the City of Wanneroo Art Awards. Elisa’s piece – The Strange Quiet of Things Misplaced #14 – won the $5000 open award.

April 18-May 4, 2008

Elisa displayed new work from The Strange Quiet of Things Misplaced & Chris displayed new work from drei at Breadbox Gallery.

April 12, 2008

drei #07 shown at the Triennale der Photographie in Hamburg as part of the 2007 IPA/Lucies Tour.

March 27-April 6, 2008

Elisa displayed one piece from The Strange Quiet of Things Misplaced and one from Long Departed Landscapes at the Minnawarra Art Award in Armadale. She received a Highly Commended award for The Strange Quiet of Things Misplaced piece.

January

drei #07 shown at Farmani Gallery in Los Angeles as part of the 2007 IPA/Lucies Tour.

2007

Chris displayed new work from drei in the BankWest Contemporary Art Prize at PICA in Perth.

Chris displayed new work from drei in the Joondalup Invitational Art Award.

A series of prints from drei was acknowledged in the 2007 IPA/Lucies. The 50-60 winners from 20,000+ entries will be published in an upcoming book.

Dr. Anthony Bannon (Director of George Eastman House) curated the 2007 Best of Show which will tour international venues following the debut at Splashlight Studios in New York. drei #07 was amongst the 42 prints selected for this tour.

Elisa (Long Departed Landscapes), Chris (Vier) & Gail Leidich displayed new work in Transitions at Kurb Gallery.

Chris displayed drei #07 in the Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award at the Gold Coast Arts Centre.

Chris received a honorable mention for work from drei in the Winter Edition of Hey, Hot Shot!

2006

Chris received a honorable mention for work from drei in the Fall Edition of Hey, Hot Shot!

Chris displayed new work from drei in the BankWest Contemporary Art Prize at PICA in Perth.

Chris displayed new work from drei in the Fremantle Print Award at the Fremantle Arts Centre in ... Fremantle.

Both Elisa and Chris displayed new work in the Joondalup Invitational Art Award in Joondalup.

Elisa was featured in the winter issue of Insite (issue 9) in an article on textile art.

Chris won the residents prize in the City of Wanneroo 2006 Art Awards.

One of Chris’ images from the What I Am series is listed in Insite (issue 8).

Two (one from Elisa and one from Chris) of the pieces from the What I Am show were purchased by the Royal Perth Hospital Art Collection. This 150 year old collection is one of the most significant art collections in Western Australia.

Elisa and Chris held an exhibition titled What I Am at the Breadbox Gallery in Northbridge.

2005

Chris displayed new work in the Joondalup Invitational Art Award in Joondalup.

Elisa displayed Beginnings, Series II at Monart Studio & Gallery in Dalkeith.

Both Elisa and Chris took part in an exhibition at Gallery 360 titled Joondalup Imagined in Joondalup.

A selection of the Slow Infinity of Dreaming series was on display at the Charles Gardner Hospital Gallery.

One of the pieces from The Slow Infinity of Dreaming series was featured on the cover of the Artist Chronicle Magazine.

2004

One of the pieces from The Slow Infinity of Dreaming series was purchased by the Royal Perth Hospital Art Collection. This 150 year old collection is one of the most significant art collections in Western Australia.

Elisa was ‘Artist of the Month’ at Gallery 360 in Joondalup.

Chris had two pieces in the Joondalup Invitational Art Award in Joondalup.

Elisa’s debut solo exhibition, The Slow Infinity of Dreaming, was held in the blend(er) gallery & workshop, Joondalup.

Elisa received a Highly Commended award in the City of Bassendean Art Awards.

Elisa won the Works on Paper and Most Outstanding Artwork prizes in the City of Joondalup Art Awards.

Elisa won the Open Award in the City of Wanneroo Art Awards.

Elisa received a Commended Award in the Minnawarra Invitation Art Awards.

2003

Elisa won a halfshare of the Overall Prize in the City of Joondalup Art Awards as well as a Highly Commended Prize in the City of Belmont Art Awards.

Chris was invited to take part in the Joondalup Invitational Art Award.

2002

www.zebra-factory.com is now in Australia! We moved to Perth, Western Australia at the start of April.

Pre-2001

2001

Linotype Elisa listed in page – Germany’s leading graphic design magazine – under ‘new fonts’.

2000

Linotype Elisa – A font developed by Chris was featured as font of the week on the Linotype Website.

zebra-factory listed twice in the book: Cologne, Germany’s Top 1000 websites.

July 1999

First upload of zebra-factory

Small Town at Heathcote Museum & Gallery

Small Town installation as part of Improbable Returns at Heathcote Museum & Gallery, March 2016.

Small Town at Heathcote Museum & Gallery

The Original Place artist talks as part of Improbable Returns at Heathcote Museum & Gallery, March 2016.

Awards

Here you will find a selection of creative awards won by various zebra-factory members.

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Press

Here you will find a selection of press clippings.

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