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The Swiss Pavilion at the 2024 Venice Biennale "Foreigners Everywhere"

Exploring Super Superior Civilizations by Guerreiro do Divino Amor: The Swiss Pavilion at the 2024 Venice Biennale (April 20 - 24 November 2024).

As the curtains rise on the prestigious Venice Biennale 2024, titled "Foreigners Everywhere" curated by Adriano Pedrosa, the Swiss Pavilion stands poised for a transformative journey, courtesy of the groundbreaking exhibition "Super Superior Civilizations" by Swiss-Brazilian artist Guerreiro do Divino Amor (*).
Curated by Andrea Bellini, director of the Centre d’Art Contemporain and the Biennale de l’Image en Mouvement in Geneva, the exhibition unveils the sixth and seventh chapters of Guerreiro's Superfictional World Atlas, a project the artist has been diligently crafting since 2005.
With a vision to create his most complex and ambitious work to date, Guerreiro presents two immersive installations, blurring the lines between urban space and collective imagination, architecture and ideology, political propaganda and national identity. The Swiss Pavilion thus becomes the epicenter of an immersive journey, a total work of art.
The Miracolo di Elvezia mesmerizes viewers with a video that depicts Switzerland as a miraculous and "superfictional" earthly paradise, where nature and technology, capitalism and democracy coexist in surreal harmony. Meanwhile, Roma Talismano serves as the ghostly counterpart to the Roman civilization, epitomizing political, cultural, and moral superiority.

Guerreiro do Divino Amor's artistic prowess has garnered international acclaim; in 2021, he was selected for the prestigious DAAD Artists-in-Berlin program, following his triumph at the PIPA Awards in 2019.

Embark on a journey through time and imagination at the Swiss Pavilion, that invites visitors to explore the intersection of art, culture, and myth, redefining the boundaries of artistic expression at the Venice Biennale 2024.  
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The Swiss Pavilion, a stalwart participant in the International Art Exhibition since 1920, boasts its own pavilion at the "Giardini della Biennale." Designed in a modernist style by architect Bruno Giacometti in 1951/52, this architectural gem sits in close proximity to the main entrance of the exhibition area.
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