«Get Going!» Portrait Series 2021
Aris Bassetti is a visual designer who makes music. In 2005, he founded Peter Kernel, with which he played more than 800 concerts throughout Europe, the USA and Canada. In 2006, he founded the record label On The Camper Records, with which he won the Migros Kulturprozent award for best Swiss label three times. With 7 published records to his credit and various music for films, TV series and plays, he was nominated for the Swiss Music Award in 2016. In 2017, he founded La Tessinoise, a festival with the aim of bringing the Swiss music scene together in a more conscious and concrete way, achieving enormous success. Since 2017, he has also dedicated himself to producing other artists.
«Get Going!» has existed as a FONDATION SUISA funding offer since 2018. With this new form of a grant, creative and artistic processes that do not fall within established categories are given a financial jump-start.