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308 Charles E Young Dr N
Los Angeles, United States
January 2017
January 29 @ 12:00 pm - May 4 @ 5:00 pm
Free

Pantsula 4 LYF: Popular Dance and Fashion in Johannesburg

Pantsula 4 LYF: Popular Dance and Fashion in Johannesburg will feature a series of photographs and videos taken by South African photographer Chris Saunders that examine the township culture of pantsula. Known predominantly as a youth movement, pantsula is characterized by crews of men and women who perform energetic, acrobatic, virtuosic dances. These performers dress in a distinctive style that favors American-made brands such as Converse All-Star shoes and Dickies brand work pants. This preference for American-style clothing harkens back…


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