Révélations. Photographies à Genève

The curators from the exhibit “Révélations. Photographies à Genève » have selected four pictures from my set on garbage collectors.

The collective photo exhibit takes place at the Musée Rath in Geneva from May 27th to September 11th, 2016.

Switzerland. Geneva. Musée Rath. A visitor is looking at my four pictures on garbage collectors. May 26th, 2016

A visitor is looking at garbage collectors’ images in Musée Rath, Geneva (Switzerland) – May 26th, 2016

Didier Ruef on Vertigo

Didier Ruef interviewed by Pierre Philippe Cadert on RTS - 2016

Didier Ruef interviewed by Pierre Philippe Cadert on RTS – 2016



Didier Ruef interviewed by Pierre Philippe Cadert on RTS la Première during the radio program Vertigo about the exhibit “72 Boulevard des écorchés“.

TdG – Rencontre avec Didier Ruef

Tribune de Genève, March 18, 2016 (click image to enlarge)

Tribune de Genève, March 18, 2016 (click image to enlarge)

A portrait about the photographer and his exhibit “72 Boulevard des écorchés” published by the Tribune de Genève (PDF) and the online edition.

Photo exhibit: “72 Boulevard des écorchés”

“72 Boulevard des écorchés” exhibition at Cité Séniors in Geneva, Switzerland from March 17th to May 16th, 2016.

You can look at my images about homeless people living in the fallout-shelter: http://www.didierruef.com

Collective exhibition “Recycled”

From October 30th to November 15th at Villa Dutoit in Geneva (Switzerland).

China. Province of Guangdong. The village of Beilin is part of the town of Guiyu. A male worker, seated on a plastic stool, takes down by hand electronic components from printed and integrated circuits of old discarded computers. The various parts will be recycled for its metals, electronic components, chips,...© 2004 Didier Ruef

Province of Guangdong, China – 2004

Baptiste Coulon, Gérard Lüthi, Dylan Perrenoud, Didier Ruef, Cyril Vandenbeusch
Les quatre photographes de générations différentes nous proposent un regard varié sur la thématique très actuelle des matériaux recyclés. Une vision engagée pour Didier Rueff, plus distancée pour Baptiste Coulon, Dylan Perrenoud et Cyril Vandenbeusch, qui détournent et mettent en scène les objets récupérés. Quant à Gérard Luthi, il se concentre sur l’omniprésence du plastique dans notre quotidien.

  • exposition: 30 octobre au 15 novembre
  • vernissage: 29 octobre dès 18h
  • rencontre avec Didier Ruef: 31 octobre à 11h, suivi d’un brunch 10 fr.-

Begging in Geneva

A radio comment about the image “Begging in Geneva”.

Homeless man begs money in Geneva, Switzerland - 2005

Homeless man begs money in Geneva, Switzerland – 2005

[Moby Dick, RSI Rete 2 – September 19th, 2015]

Inside Geneva’s nuclear bunker

Inside Geneva’s nuclear bunker turned homeless shelter

Reinforced doors, metal bunks and hot food – with nuclear winter an unlikely prospect, Geneva’s fallout shelters have thrown open their doors to welcome the homeless.

Geneva, Switzerland - 2014

Geneva, Switzerland – 2014

You can look at my story published in theguardian.com (October 22, 2014) on homeless people living in fallout shelter in Geneva, Switzerland.

A night at Geneva’s “Court of Miracles”

Swissinfo.ch. March 29, 2014. (click image to enlarge)

Swissinfo.ch. March 29, 2014. (click image to enlarge)

“A night at Geneva’s Court of Miracles” in swissinfo.ch (English)
“Les nuits à la Cour des Miracles” in swissinfo.ch (French)

You can look at my story published in swissinfo.ch (March 29, 2014) on homeless people living in fallout shelter in Geneva, Switzerland.

72, Boulevard des écorchés

L’Illustré. No 9. February 26, 2014. Pages 20-27 (click image to enlarge)

L’Illustré. No 9. February 26, 2014. Pages 20-27 (click image to enlarge)

“72, Boulevard des écorchés”, Poverty in Switzerland in L’illustré (PDF)

On the latest issue (February 26, 2014) of L’illustré, you can look at eight pages on homeless people living in fallout shelter in Geneva, Switzerland.