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Soda Pop Boy #14 (WINS, So-DA-licious), Soda POP! Series, 2015, c-print

Los Angeles- based photographer Melanie Pullen presents an expanded series of portraits featuring men she's met on the street- "lost boys" -holding vintage soda bottles. The lighting is dramatic and evocative of late night haunts, abandoned transit stations and darkened alleys. Simultaneously mesmerizing and bizarre, the images speak to a complicated narrative we'll never know.