abandoned star wars film sets in the tunisian desert by ra di martino
may 13, 2013
abandoned star wars film sets in the tunisian desert by ra di martino


abandoned star wars film sets in the tunisian desert
‘no more stars’
33°50’34 n 7°46’44
E chot el-gharsa, tunisia, 2010
image © ra di martino

 

 

after spending over a month traveling around chott el djerid in tunisia, new york-based visual artist and filmmaker rä di martino has
taken a series of photographs that capture scenes of abandoned star wars film sets. titled ‘no more stars,’ the images of her collection
showcase the backdrop of luke skywalker’s home on the fictional desert planet tatooine. because the props were constructed out of mud,
cement, MDF and aluminum, the particular hot and dry climate has helped keep many parts of the sets intact, or buried under the sand.
after years of deterioration, the remains seem to appear like ancient ruins and archeological sites.

 

 

‘no more stars ‘
33°50’34 n 7°46’44
E chot el-gharsa, tunisia, 2010
image © ra di martino

 

 

no more stars
33°59’39 N 7°50’34
E chot el-gharsa, tunisia, 2010

 

 

no more stars
33°59’39 N 7°50’34
E chot el-gharsa, tunisia, 2010

 

 

no more stars
33°59’42 N 7°51’00
E chot el-gharsa, tunisia, 2010

 

 

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