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Mollie Diamond as a geisha warrior; Jeanette Malay as The Courier from Fallout: New Vegas;
Dave Purcell, Paul Jenkins & Eleanor Purcell as Judge Dredd, Judge Jenkins and Cadet Judge Purcell; Jasmine as Undyne from Undertale;
Amy as Touka from Tokyo Ghoul; Gareth as Col. Stars and Stripes from Kickass 2;
Caitlin as Rey from Star Wars: The Last Jedi; Thairien as Pennywise from It;
Ben as The 7th Doctor; Corrie as a YoRHa No.2 Type B (aka 2B) battle android from NieR:Automata;
Helen as Asuna from Sword Art Online;
Harry Stone as a Commissar of the Death Korps of Kreig from Warhammer 4000
A geisha warrior The Courier
Judge Dredd Undyne
Touka Colonel Stars & Stripes
Rey from Star Wars Pennywise
The 7th Doctor YoRHa No.2 Type B
Asuna from Sword Art Online Commissar from Warhammer 4000

This new series of images explores the world of fantasy cosplay. Drawing on ancient Japanese and Chinese myth, mixed up with techno futurism and anime, cosplay fans create new personae for themselves as fantasy characters. The aim of this project is to create a series of portraits of cosplay fans in character located in everyday settings and familiar spaces.

If you would like to be photographed in character or know anyone who would be willing to have a portrait made, please contact us by email dvs@xox.org.uk

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Photographs by David Sinden: all rights reserved 2018