STAR WARS: THE FINAL TOUR
Final Destination: Singapore
This is it! The final stop of the Star Wars: Identities global tour ends in the “Lion City”. Finally, after a long wait due to public gathering restrictions in the COVID-19 pandemic, Star Wars: Identities is now in Singapore from January 30 to 27 June 2021! Sadly, this marks the final stop of the global tour. This was intended for 2020 but draw major setbacks due to the pandemic.
The exhibition started in 2012 in Quebec, Canada, and toured the world through Europe (France, Germany, UK, the Netherlands, Belgium) – Australia and Japan followed from 2019 to 2020.
Fans of the cult classic Star Wars and science fiction movies will definitely love this exhibition. Staged at the ArtScience Museum, the Star Wars: Identities features 200 props, costumes, and art concepts all used in the movies. No replicas! Original costumes used in the film, from The Phantom Menace to The Force Awakens have been preserved and it’s very detailed and life-sized.
Set my phone camera setting – flash off, and did lots of photo shots. Enjoy!
⇧ Amazing model of the Imperial Star Destroyer (L) and the single pilot TIE Fighter (R).
⇧ The Millennium Falcon. One of the fastest ships in the Star Wars galaxy and was primarily owned by Han Solo and Chewbacca. First seen in Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977).
⇧ The Droids in Star Wars.
⇧ Pictured, L-R: 1. Chewbacca 2. Han Solo Bespin Fatigues 3. Princess Leia Organa’s cold-weather Hoth gear 4. Lando Calrissian’s Rebel Alliance General uniform.
⇧ A day in the life of the Skywalker family in Mos Espa, Tatooine. Concept Art by Terryl Whitlatch for Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999).
⇧ Darth Vader mask without the helmet.
⇧ The original Ponda Baba mask used in the film A New Hope (1977) when Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi visited the Mos Eisley Cantina, Tatooine. The mask is more than 40 years old!
⇧ A younger and slimmer version of the slug-like alien Jabba the Hutt who was one of the galaxy’s most powerful gangsters. Jabba first appeared in the film Return of the Jedi (1983).
⇧ Han Solo preserved in a slab of carbonite after he was betrayed by his old friend Lando Calrissian in Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980).
⇧ Chained Princess Leia imprisoned by Jabba the Hutt in Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983).
What Forces Shapes You?
So what else is there to do? The focus of Star Wars Identities: The Exhibition actually lies in its thoroughly interactive experience. Employing a theme of human identity, the exhibit takes on a storyline format, where visitors embark on a quest to discover their very own identities in the Star Wars universe.
Which side of the Force are you?
Using an RFID bracelet device, you have the power to decide to choose and create your own Star Wars character and identity while going through the exhibit. Swipe the bracelet at every checkpoint to create your star wars character. Your identity quest will let you choose and answer questions about the psychological, sociological, and genetic traits of your character.
⇧ Life-sized Yoda that was used in the film. Small in size but wise and powerful.
⇧ An armored bounty hunter Boba Fett, a First Order Stormtooper. On the right is an elite space marines Stormtroopers of the Galactic Empire.
⇧ Pictured, L-R: 1. Queen Amidala at the age of 14 in Star Wars: Episode I (1999) 2. Padmé Amidala 3. Senator Amidala seen in Star Wars: Episode III (2005).
⇧ Tusken Raider and Jawa. Tusken Raider referred to as sand people who live on the planet Tatooine. They first appeared in Star Wars (1977). Jawas are humanoids entirely covered in robes and with their glowing yellow eyes are the only body parts visible.
⇧ Jedi Master Kit Fisto.
⇧ Pod racers from the Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999).
⇧ Professional Pod racer pilot Dud Bolt who appeared in the 1999 film Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.
⇧ Luke Skywalker. The original rebel pilot costume was worn by Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker from Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope.
All in all, the entire exhibition is fun, interactive, and amazing for fans of science fiction movies and stories! It’s amazing how the Star Wars universe combines art and science into films that become one of the most successful and influential franchises in movie history. If you have a chance to visit the exhibition, abiding by the travel/pandemic restriction, go on and do it now!