COSPLAY & COSTUME PLAY
Play in contemporary pop art
Saturday, February 22 , from 10 am to 5 pm and from 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm
Hall on the ground floor of Ca ‘ Pesaro , Venice
In the spaces of Ca’ Pesaro, close to the big parade armor ōyoroi of the Edo period (1603-1865) will be held, throughout the opening hours of the museum’s, a projection of an extraordinary audiovisual dedicated to the restoration of armor and dressage phases of the elements that make up an armor. The museum staff will be available to the public to illustrate the technique of realization of the armor.
In portego of Ca ‘ Pesaro , at 5.30 pm, Anna Castelli and Mauro Trevisan introduce the phenomenon “Cosplay & Costume Play: play in contemporary pop art“. They will discuss the phenomenon of Cosplay as art recreation in contemporary Japan, introduced in Italy through a media that has seen the retention and acquisition of passionate Italian Orientalists, who have appreciated the art form. Images of the most active cosplayers will be also projected.
Finally, a costume – Italian player will wear a copy of the Japanese armor exhibited at the Museum of Oriental Art in Venice, allowing visitors to follow step by step the dressing of a samurai.
Organized by: Superintendency for the Historical Artistic Heritage of Venice
HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
From 10 am to 5 pm, entrance with the ticket for Ca’ Pesaro
From 5.30 pm to 7.30 free admission, subject to availability of seats
Website of the Museum of Oriental Art in Venice: http://www.polomuseale.venezia.beniculturali.it