Ali & Ketrin
My name is Ali, I am from the Czech Republic, and I am a cosplayer and prop/costume maker. Cosplay is the art of making costumes based on film or game characters, and then presenting them at fairs or other events. Throughout my cosplay career I have won several domestic and international competitions, including the European cosplay championships in Paris. When I’m not competing, I am usually making new costumes or lecturing on costume design.
My name is Ketrin and I have been a cosplayer for nearly 10 years. Since I started, I’ve made over 40 costumes. But unlike Ali, who does this for a living, I am just a hobbyist and work a full-time job in the automotive industry. Nevertheless, I have also won several domestic and international competitions, the most noteworthy of which was the Cyberpunk 2077 competition at the 2019 Gamescom video game trade fair in Germany. Only 12 costumes from around the world qualified for entry.