Homo Helveticus on print – Chapter 3

My book Homo Helveticus was printed on the 17th and 18th of October 2018 by EBS (Editoriale Bortolazzi Stei) in Italy. The cover pages are laid to dry. The book is arriving by truck in a few days in Switzerland. I will keep you updated.

The book Homo Helveticus will be launched on the 15th of November 2018 by Till Schaap Edition with a foreword written by Thomas Maissen in german, french and english languages.

170 trichromatic B&W photographs.
29,5 x 32 cm, 208 pages,
CHF 59.–/ Euro 55.–
ISBN 978-3-03878-025-0

Homo Helveticus on print – Chapter 2

My book Homo Helveticus was printed on the 17th and 18th of October 2018 by EBS (Editoriale Bortolazzi Stei) in Italy. Book cover on print.

The book Homo Helveticus will be launched on the 15th of November 2018 by Till Schaap Edition with a foreword written by Thomas Maissen in german, french and english languages.

170 trichromatic B&W photographs.
29,5 x 32 cm, 208 pages,
CHF 59.–/ Euro 55.–
ISBN 978-3-03878-025-0

Homo Helveticus on print – Chapter 1

My book Homo Helveticus was printed on the 17th and 18th of October 2018 by EBS (Editoriale Bortolazzi Stei) in Italy.

The book Homo Helveticus will be launched on the 15th of November 2018 by Till Schaap Edition with a foreword written by Thomas Maissen in german, french and english languages.

170 trichromatic B&W photographs.
29,5 x 32 cm, 208 pages,
CHF 59.–/ Euro 55.–
ISBN 978-3-03878-025-0

Radio Sputnik International – We ended up under fire of a sniper

An interview on Radio Sputnik International.

The events of the 3rd-4th October, 1993.
‘We Ended Up Under Fire of a Sniper’: Photographer Recalls Russia’s 1993 Crisis.

The ten-day-long standoff in October 1993 between Russian President Boris Yeltsin and the Russian parliament became the deadliest single event of street fighting in Moscow’s history since the Russian Revolution. Swiss photographer Didier Ruef has recalled coming under fire in Moscow, where “danger was felt in the air.”

Read the full interview on Radio Sputnik International website.

Russia. Moscow. A newly married couple stands on the Red Square – 1993 

[Radio Sputnik International – October 3rd, 2018]

Albania 2018 – Workshop

“Between fresco and hammer”
Photographic journey in Albania, May 19-27, 2018

We lived an unique experience in Albania during an itinerant photographic workshop. The trip was organized by Géo Découverte with our partner Leica Store Genève .

You can look at my pictures shot with a Leica CL on www.didierruef.com and pictures of workshop’s participants on Student’s Gallery.

Albania. Workshop. 19-27 may 2018 © 2018 Jean-Claude PŽéclet

Nepal – Workshop at Shiva Ratri Festival 2018

“Shiva Ratri Festival 2018”
Photographic journey in Nepal, February 9-23, 2018

Naga Sadhus – 2013


Live an unique experience in Nepal during a travel photographic workshop.

Details of the trip are available in French, but both photographer speak fluent English, Italian and German.

Man and death

A radio comment about the image “Man and death”.

Open air theatre performance. A widow, dressed in black clothes, is cleaning a coffin with a handkerchief. Geneva. Switzerland -1994

[Moby Dick, RSI Rete 2 – September 16th, 2017]

Masi Lugano – India Sulle vie dell’illuminazione

The curators from the exhibit “Sulle vie dell’illuminazione – Il mito dell’India nella cultura occidentale 1808-2017” have selected three pictures from my set on Alang, India.

The collective photo exhibit takes place at the MASI (LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura) in Lugano (Switzerland) from September 23rd, 2017 to January 21st, 2018.

Opening night at LAC, Masi Lugano – Switzerland

The book published by Skira for the exhibit can be ordered online.

L’illustré – Exubérance Russe, Qualité Suisse

On the latest issue (September 13, 2017) of L’illustré, you can look at six pages on the renovation of the Orthodox Church in Geneva, Switzerland.

L’illustré. No 37. Pages 56-61. September 13, 2017.

“Exubérance Russe, Qualité Suisse” in L’illustré (PDF)

More pictures on the website www.didierruef.com

India – Sulle vie dell’illuminazione

The curators from the exhibit “Sulle vie dell’illuminazione – Il mito dell’India nella cultura occidentale 1808-2017” have selected three pictures from my set on Alang, India.

The collective photo exhibit takes place at the MASI (LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura) in Lugano (Switzerland) from September 23rd, 2017 to January 21st, 2018.

The selected three pictures from the Ships scrapyard in Alang (India).