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May the 4th: Honoring the Stormtroopers

May the 4th Be With You!!

The Geek Anthropologist


In honor of the wonderful day that is May the 4th, I thought I would revisit a series of three interviews I had conducted with photographers who use Stormtroopers figurines in their projects. At the time, I was curious to know why so many of them were using these figurines in particular, and was interested in the originality of their creations despite the use of the same prop. So I crafted a few questions and sent it in the direction of several photographers, of which three kindly answered.

Toy Freedom on Chip Chop By Stéfan Le Dû Toy Freedom on Chip Chop By Stéfan Le Dû

The first interview showcased Stéfan Le Dû’s workStormtroopers 365, a one year project started in 2009 which has enjoyed a great deal of popularity. The second interview introduced Kristina Alexanderson, who started her project in 2011 and still creates photos for the CClone 365-2011 and The troopers of 2012 albums. Lastly, 

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