Ed Medrano’s photography captures the heart and soul of Los Angeles’ grassroots culture.
“Route 9 may well have sparked my fascination with opposite ends of the spectrum.”
“I just ate hot shit. I bombed so hard. And then I kept bombing for three years.”
Filmmaker Tara Subkoff explains the impetus behind her beautiful short for MOCAtv – the YouTube channel for LA's pre-eminent contemporary art gallery.
Talking shit, playing sewer tunnels and NCIS: Los Angeles have taken garage rockers Together Pangea a long way.
Paul Loya Gallery presents four artists lost in dreams of the Golden State.
Photographer and filmmaker Angela Boatwright remembers liquor stores, Ozzy LPs and setting pizza restaurants on fire during her suburban youth.
California punk band Plague Vendor recount tales of dark mythology and creativity in the Los Angeles suburbs.
Photographer and bad kid anthropologist Sandy Kim on the ghosts, pool halls and candy ravers of her suburban youth.
Filmmaker Tamra Davis on the shoulder pads, surfing and weed of her suburban youth.
Artist and animator Jay Howell conjures the smell of manure in memories of his suburban youth.
Palm trees and skate spots in the city of angels as seen from under filmer Josh Church's bucket hat.