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Darth Vader in Odessa


The world’s first monument to Darth Vader was installed in Odessa in 2015.

Alexandr Milov – Ukrainian artist, sculptor, director and futurologist. The head of the creative workshop “TAKOE“.

He became famous after receiving a grant from the annual Burning Man Art festival, which takes place in the Black Rock Desert (USA, Nevada), for the sculptural composition “Love” in 2015.

Soon after, he creatively reworked the monument of Vladimir Lenin in Odessa, turning it into a sculpture depicting Darth Vader.

In 2019, with the installation “Hear with a Heart”, he participated in the Vivid Sydney 2019 Festival in Australia