Les fantômes d’Orsay

There was one particularly awesome exhibition. Called “Les fantômes d’Orsay” (The Ghosts of Orsay), it’s a collection of photographs taken by Sophie Calle in 1978, when she trespassed in the abandoned Orsay train station over the span of several months. She also picked up a lot of random junk — no rhyme or reason, anything that caught her eye. Train timetables, tickets, menus, work notes, that sort of thing. It’s a haunting look at a world of ruined glory, waiting to be born anew.

15 May 2022

  • Camera: ILCE-7M3
  • Aperture: f/2.8
  • Focal length: 28mm
  • ISO: 320
  • Shutter: 1/30 s

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