I’m Jorge Pérez Higuera a visual artist based on Guadalajara, Spain. I began this project in 2012 as my final year project for Photography at University but, to be honest, I no longer remember how I came up with the initial idea.

I chose Stormtroopers for several reasons. First of all, they have the capacity to be liked by several generations because the films were made in the late 70`s, late 90`s and now they are coming back. Moreover, the stormtroopers have become a pop icon that we are all familiar with and that is why I think we can identify ourselves with them. Lastly, I like stormtroopers because we don’t know their gender, so is the spectators`imagination in order to know if they are males or females. The hardest part in this project is the preparation of each set-up. This means a lot of hours photo shooting and more hours in photoshop.

Finally, I want to say that the project is still a work in progress but I hope to end it before this year ends. May the force be with you!

More info: perezhiguera.com