At first glance, the Darth Vader portrait above may look normal, but take a closer look, and you’ll realize that it’s actually composed of objects that the Sith Lord identifies with. This is just one of the items in the Star Wars Identities exhibit, which opens in Montreal, Canada on April 19 and comes to Edmonton, Canada on October 27. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Star Wars Identities explores the theme of identity via ten components that help shape who we are. According to current scientific research, these are our: species, genes, parents, culture, mentors, friends, marking events, occupation, personality, and values. These ten components are grouped into the exhibit’s three main areas or subthemes, which follow the progression of identity from childhood to adulthood: first Origins, then Influences, and finally Choices.

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