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S1 E35: Erika Zahirah Artis at DragonCon 2018

S1 E35: Erika Zahirah Artis at DragonCon 2018

At DragonCon 2018, I made the call for plus-size cosplayers to meet up for interviews and I was not disappointed. In fact, I was so surprised by the creativity, ingenuity, and joy that each one brings to the fandom. And, just like with many things, cosplay is just one of the activities these individuals are involved in.

Meet Erika Zahirah Artis, belly and burlesque dancer and cosplayer. Based out of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Erika shares her journey to burlesque dancing and becoming comfortable with her inclusive group, Feral Showgirls, and how she got into conventions and cosplay. I won’t spoil it for you, so watch the interview

If you want to follow Erika Zahirah Artis aka Coko Galore and Feral Showgirls, see links below.



Feral Showgirls Burlesque Troupe:

Feral Showgirls Website:

Feral Showgirls Facebook:

Feral Showgirls Fundraiser:

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Music: Deacon Fatal

S1 E34: Akua (A Stylish Jedi) at DragonCon 2018

S1 E34: Akua (A Stylish Jedi) at DragonCon 2018