TED Thursday: Cosplay… Let your Freak Flag Fly

Every Thursday I will be choosing and posting a TED Talk that I think should be shared with you. I will not go at length about the benefits of it; they speak for themselves! Instead, I will provide you with the quick presentation blurb for it from TED Talk. You take it from here! This week, the TED Talk I choose to share with you is:

My love letter to cosplay
with Adam Savage

Adam Savage makes things and builds experiments, and he uses costumes to add humor, color and clarity to the stories he tells. Tracing his lifelong love of costumes — from a childhood space helmet made of an ice cream tub to a No-Face costume he wore to Comic-Con — Savage explores the world of cosplay and the meaning it creates for its community. “We’re connecting with something important inside of us,” he says. “The costumes are how we reveal ourselves to each other.”

I have always loved costumes… I do not particularly care about any holiday/special day except for Halloween. I like to include costume items to my regular wardrobe just because… I have a fascination with cosplay yet I have not had the occasion to do it yet, mainly for lack of resources I can allocate to it.

 

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