The nature of a mysterious new Lucasfilm project called Star Wars Identities, which the internet has been speculating over for a few weeks now, has been revealed. It’s not a new video game or a TV show or even a movie, but rather, a museum exhibit.
The interesting thing here is that it’s not really even just about Star Wars. Instead it sounds like Lucasfilm is just using Star Wars as a means to deliver educational materials to kids. They’re describing this as “a customized, interactive identity quest” in which “insightful scientific content will all work together in Star Wars Identities to follow the dramatic journeys of Luke and Anakin Skywalker, cinema’s most famous father and son duo. Visitors will develop a better understanding of what makes the characters of Star Wars who they are, and at the same time explore their own identity with one question, at once simple and profound: What forces shape you?”
Confused? It doesn’t get much clearer. The teaser materials for the exhibit all seem to involve Rorshach tests crafted in the shape of iconic imagery. Like this: