Alice-of-Hearts (Alice) has been cosplaying for the over a decade now and has been half of Jovial Hearts Cosplay for 8 years.

Jovial Hearts is known for dresses and their love of bringing something special to every character they cosplay. They have gained many skills from working with many different people and settings. With their make-up skills and love for the supernatural, Hearts can often be found cosplaying more magical costumes. Alice is also a witchcraft enthusiast and reads Oracle cards and participates in other divining practices.

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2:00 PM | Location: Boomer B

But Is It Art? (It Is—Deal with it.)

So you're like, into cosplay? No, you're a costume department of one. You're a sewist, a painter, a sculptor, a performer, and so much more. Join in a discussion about cosplay as an art form, and its ever-evolving standards.

Moderator: Hall of Femme

Panelists: Hall of Femme, Alice-of-Hearts, Jovial Juggernaut, Mimic Rae, Moe

Tracks: Art, Costuming & Fashion, Maker, Performing Arts, Cosplay

4:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma A1

What's Your Superhero Costume?

Kids make-and-take. Assemble and embellish your own superhero cosplay. (Supplies provided.)

Moderator: Lauren Howard (Stellae Cosplay)

Panelists: Lauren Howard (Stellae Cosplay), Alice-of-Hearts, La Blanke, Fae Mullens

Tracks: Kids, Cosplay

10:00 AM | Location: Oklahoma G

Catastrophic Cosplay

Sometimes a seam pops, sometimes a design is too ambitious, sometimes bad deals are made or things get really...weird. We'll cover it all! Cosplayers happily discuss their favorite disastrous cosplay experiences, and how this helped them improve.

Moderator: Court's Cosplay

Panelists: Alice-of-Hearts, Aoi Kitsu, Carousel Costumes, Jovial Juggernaut

Tracks: Costuming & Fashion, Maker, Cosplay

5:00 PM | Location: Boomer A

Popped Culture

When crunch is the norm and everyone's disposable, how does this affect pop culture and media? Examine burnout and its effects on our society. What's the spec-fic take?

Moderator: Aoi Kitsu

Panelists: Aoi Kitsu, Alice-of-Hearts, Buck Berlin, Charles Dane Clark, Rook Riley, Martha Steele

Tracks: Health & Wellness, Pop Culture & Entertainment, Culture & World Affairs, Business & Marketing

Noon | Location: Oklahoma G

Getting into Character: Putting the "Play" in Cosplay

It’s more than the way you dress. It’s the way you walk, the way you talk, the way you present yourself. Cosplay experts reveal how they make their cosplay come to life. When should you be your character, and when should you be you?

Moderator: Alice-of-Hearts

Panelists: Alice-of-Hearts, James Dock, Madi, Moe, Robert Mullens, Tall Chick Cosplay

Tracks: Cosplay

3:00 PM | Location: Sooner A

Effective Communication in Cyberspace

How you communicate can be just as important as what you are saying. This is especially true in an online setting. Our panelists discuss how to get your point across online without starting flame wars or losing friends.

Moderator: Joey “Okie Space Queen” Rodman

Panelists: Joey “Okie Space Queen” Rodman, Alice-of-Hearts, Tyrell Gephardt, Jovial Juggernaut, A. Lee Martinez, Caleb Masters

Tracks: Culture & World Affairs, Business & Marketing, Internet Life, General Interest