Ujala Ali Khan: Playing with costume conventions


The cosplay phenomenon has spread around the globe and from gone from being fancy dress done by a few at private parties to a performance art practiced by millions around the world. Today players dress up as characters from popular fiction, including from comic books, TV serials, computer games and movies. They have created a hugely successful sub-culture at comic book conventions, parties, gatherings, social networking sites and special events. Such is the appeal of cosplayers that movie and TV producers will reveal the first look of their productions at conventions attended by them. One of those taken by the…

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