Friday 7 July 2023

Kunchok Does Cosplay (Or Anime)

For this new photo session with Kunchok Palmo, a New York University student, I was influenced by the cosplay and anime costumes I saw in the Harajuku District during my recent travel to Japan. Cosplay, a portmanteau (defined as a word formed by merging the sounds and meanings of two different words or a "blend" wordof "costume play", is an activity and performance art in which participants called cosplayers wear costumes and fashion accessories to represent a specific character.

So a white cosplay wig was ordered from Amazon, adjustments were made and Kunchok wore it with considerable verve. 

And for larger and higher resolution photographs on my website:

Kunchok by Tewfic El-Sawy on Exposure

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