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Sophie Calle, Jean-Paul Demoule - L'Ascenseur occupe la 501

Sophie Calle, Jean-Paul Demoule - L'Ascenseur occupe la 501

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Entre 1978 et 1981, Sophie Calle explore clandestinement l’hôtel du Palais d'Orsay, alors désaffecté. Elle choisit la chambre 501 comme point d’ancrage et, sans méthode préétablie, photographie les lieux abandonnés depuis cinq ans. Au fil de ses incursions, elle collecte des objets : numéros de chambres, fiches des clients, messages adressés à un certain “Oddo”…
40 ans plus tard, la chambre 501 a disparu : un ascenseur a pris sa place. Sur l’invitation de Donatien Grau, conservateur au Musée d’Orsay, Sophie Calle retourne explorer les lieux pendant le temps suspendu du confinement. Elle traque ici les fantômes du Palais d'Orsay avec l’archéologue Jean-Paul Demoule, qui livre ici deux interprétations de cette archive, l'une scientifique et l'autre, imaginaire.

Mars, 2022
22.00 x 27.00 cm
368 pages
ISBN : 978-2-330-15947-4


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