Lanfranchi's Memorial Discotheque
Artist Run Space, Sydney Australia
Named after a particuarly colourful era in Australian criminal history
in which Warren Lanfranchi was shot dead in the street behind the venue
buy corrupt Sydney detectives...
Established in 2002, Lanfranchi’s is an artist-run space located
in Chippendale. For the last four years it has been a dedicated studio
and performance space for a diverse collective of musicians, visual,
sound and new media artists, as well as writers, journalists, arts workers
and music publishers.
In this time, the space has hosted many established and emerging artists
from interstate and internationally, and thousands of people from the
arts and wider community have been exposed to work they could not have
Our objective is to create and facilitate interesting new projects which
cannot afford to hire conventional spaces, or which simply don’t
fit the restrictions normally imposed.
Lanfranchi's shut its doors on the 25th June 2007.
of activities that took place during those five years will be available
here in the future. Currently images from selected events are available
Thank you to those who put on the hundreds of events over the years
and all who attended and supported these activities!
Founding members are: Alex Davies, Lucas Abela, Brendan Phelan, Dave
Harris, Hana Shimada, Joni Taylor and Michael Potas
Current members are: Alex Davies, Brendan Phelan, Phoebe Torzillo, Tega
Brain, Adrian O'Doherty, Gabriel Don, Kirsty Stringer, Pia Van Gelder
and Jemise Anning.