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

Work – Heisser Herbst. Bauarbeiter legen die Arbeit nieder ! Unia

In a Work’s advert for the labour union Unia, you can look at my picture taken during construction industry’s national protest which took place on the 15th of October 2018 in Bellinzona, Canton Ticino, Switzerland.

Work. Unia. Heisser Herbst. Bauarbeiter legen die Arbeit nieder ! October 15, 2018

“Heisser Herbst. Bauarbeiter legen die Arbeit nieder !” in Work. Uniak (PDF)

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Swissmem Network – Zwei sind besser als einer

On the latest issue (3/18) of Swissmem Network, you can look at my portraits of the brothers Claudio and Nicola Tettamanti, and their company Tecnopinz SA in Mezzovico, Canton Ticino, Switzerland.

Swissmem. 3/18. Page 16-17. Claudio and Nicola Tettamanti

“Zwei sind besser als einer” in Swissmem Network (PDF)

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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)

Écho Magazine – Les visages de la Croix Verte

On the latest issue (September 27, 2018) of Écho Magazine, you can look at my reportage on the Croce Verde Lugano and the daily work of paramedics saving lives in Ticino, Switzerland.

Écho Magazine. No 39. Page 20-25. September 27, 2018


“Lugano. Les visages de la Croix Verte” in Écho Magazine (PDF)

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L’illustré – Campofelice, le camping du bonheur

On the web (September 26, 2018) of L’illustré, you can look at my picture story on Camping Campofelice in Tenero ( Ticino), Switzerland.

L’illustré. September 26, 2018

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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)

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