ART & DESIGN

Gangs of Los Angeles


Meet the Hindu Preppy, Towel People, and Tropicallia Sunshine Faction, all part of Shadow Pool: A Natural History of the San San International, a dazzling performance art piece by Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe, presented by MOCA at the Hollywood Forever Masonic Lodge.

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Style direction for the Hindu Preppy street gang

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Two young recruits to the Hindu Preppy gang

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Artist Justin Lowe

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A Dada Cyborg prepares

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Two Dada Cybogs compare their shoe styles

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A Towel Person

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The Bitches, an Upper East Side-like socialite gang

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Tropicallia Sunshine Faction

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Members of The Shade gang in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery

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Justin Lowe directs the groups entrances

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Hugo, an underground archivist of the San San Subculture waits backstage next to one of the Bitches.

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A Hindu Preppy gang member