About 5-years-ago, artist photographer Ra di Martino wandered into the Tunisian desert to find the abandoned movie sets from Star Wars. This desert location was used to film Lars Homestead on Luke Skywalker’s home planet of Tatooine, in 1976. She says: “This is a series of photographs taken in the abandoned movie sets of the film saga Star Wars, filmed through the years in different locations in the south of Tunisia. Unexpectedly those sets have been left on location, probably because in the middle of nowhere and because no-one from the local authorities complained and therefore after years some of it have now become ruins, almost as some sort strange archaeological sites. The particular hot and dry climate has helped maintain intact many parts of the sets, or buried under the sand just sections of it. The sets visited are in four different locations.” Continue reading for more.