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The Brasilea Foundation is a place for cultural and artistic exchange between Switzerland and Brazil. The centerpiece is Walter Wüthrich’s collection of the same name founder who is our link between Brazil and Basel.
The Brasilea Foundation was founded in Basel on 22 September 2003 and has been home to more than 65 exhibitions, 20 artists in residence, 140 cultural events and 500 other events. Objective: The establishment, operation and maintenance of a cultural centre to promote and disseminate Brazilian culture, particularly by showing visual arts and photography, holding cultural events and musical presentations, and through access to the permanent collection of it’s founder Walter Wüthrich containing Franz Josef Widmar paintings. The Foundation aims to achieve its objective through cooperation with other institutions in Brazil and Switzerland and Brazilians who have settled in the region. Therefore, it fosters cultural exchange between Switzerland and Brazil.