La Salle des Fêtes

Cryptic presents the sixth in our sensory series of audiovisual appetisers…

Recalling her own dreamlike experience of entering the Musée d’Orsay’s Salle des Fêtes and the building’s curiously checquered history, join Ela Orleans on an enchanting exploration of this intriguing museum installed in a former Parisian railway station. Featuring classical orchestration, musique concrète, elements of AI and lyrics inspired by Giorgio de Chirico’s surrealist masterpiece Hebdomeros, it is a timely ode to travelling, movement and preservation.