The audience plays Nintendo

Maybe we’re in a video game, the similarity is amazing. when we arrive Piller Island in “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” for the Nintendo Switch console, The symbolic architecture of this building he designed Renzo Piano It is respected to the nearest pixel. It is possible to walk the foundation park located in Riehen, on the outskirts of Basel, but the biggest surprises are inside. Players are guided through the museum’s avatar, dressed as a bee, in reference to the last name of the museum’s founding couple, famous art collectors Ernst and Hilde Piller, a name derived from the word beekeeper.

Personal photos beside the works

Moving from room to room, the virtual tour allows you to admire the fascinating classics of painting and the works of artists such as Claude Monet, Casimir Malevich and Piet Mondrian. One of the rooms contains the statue Thinker From the current museum exhibition titled “Rodin / Arp”. The exhibition will be held until May 16th. The video game allows you to take selfies in front of some actions. A way for the Basel Museum to reach a new audience and spark the interest of young visitors.

This entry into the world of video games is not surprising when we learn that Belair Foundation It has already grown significantly in the digital realm in recent months, particularly offering online workshops and face-to-face tours. This partnership with Nintendo was also developed with members of the Art Lab, an entity that allows about fifteen enthusiasts between the ages of 15 and 25 to develop their own art education project, in order to inspire and educate other youths about art.

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To visit To visit Beyeler Foundation in “Animal Crossing: New Horizons”, players can enter the code “DA-8144-8773-0219” which will transport them during their virtual sleep to Bayler Island.

Tess Larson

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