Photographer Klaus Pichler documented cosplayers in their own homes for his project Just the two of us:
“Who hasn’t had the desire just to be someone else for awhile? Dressing up is a way of creating an alter ego and a second skin which one’s behaviour can be adjusted to. Regardless of the motivating factors which cause somebody to acquire a costume, the main principle remains the same: the civilian steps behind the mask and turns into somebody else.
“For this photo series I visited owners of elaborate costumes in their own homes. As a matter of fact, ’Just the two of us’ deals with both: the costumes and the people behind them.”