Homo Helveticus – The first copy

I am so glad to have received my first copy of Homo Helveticus. Thirty years of work through Switzerland and at the end a beautiful book in black & white.

Switzerland. Ticino. Lugano. Didier Ruef and Homo Helveticus. © 2018 Marco Cortesi

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 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

Homo Helveticus printed by EBS in Italy

I am very pleased to announce that 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

Homo Helveticus

Homo Helveticus. Till Schaap Edition. 2018


“Homo Helveticus by Till Schaap Edition (PDF)

Azione – Guidati della fede

On the latest issue (September 17, 2018) of Azione, you can look at my reportage on African Catholic Priests in Lugano, Canton Ticino, Switzerland.

Azione No 18 Page 8. September 17, 2018


“Guidati delle fede” in Azione (PDF)

More pictures on www.didierruef.com

Homo Helveticus – Fall 2018

My new book Homo Helveticus will be launched on November 15 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

Homo Helveticus. Till Schaap Edition. 2018


“Homo Helveticus by Till Schaap Edition (PDF)

More pictures from the book on http://www.didierruef.com

Sonntagnachmittag in der Schweiz – Cadro

On the NZZ am Sonntag from February 11 2018, a picture from Sunday afternoon’s daily life in Cadro, Canton Ticino, Switzerland.

NZZ am Sonntag. Cadro. Festa patronale di Sant’Agata. Canton Ticino. February 4, 2018. Page 24

NZZ am Sonntag (PDF)

Three picures bought by the Collezione della Republica e Cantone Ticino

I am delighted to announce that the “Collezione della Republica e Cantone Ticino”, Switzerland, have bought for their collection my three pictures from the ships scrapyard in Alang, India.

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]