Sept – Pétrole, gaz et caviar

On the Web (October 1st, 2019) of Sept, you can look (paywall) at my pictures from oil pollution in Azerbaijan and its ecological impacts on nature.

Azerbaijan, Baku. Balakhani Oil Fields. © 2007 Didier Ruef(click image to enlarge)

Azerbaijan, Baku. Balakhani Oil Fields. © 2007 Didier Ruef

The photo essay from Azerbaijan was published in the book Recycle.

I will be happy to sign and dedicate copies to you and your friends if you buy the book on www.didierruef.com

Recycle – Festival dell’Ambiente e della Sostenibilità in Milan, Italy

Thanks to Marco Cortesi for taking a picture during my lecture about Recycle at Festival dell’Ambiente e della Sostenibilità at Teatro Verdi in Milan, Italy.

Didier Ruef at Festival dell'Ambiente e della Sostenibilità . April 13th, 2019. Milan, Italy. © Marco Cortesi(click image to enlarge)

Didier Ruef at Festival dell’Ambiente e della Sostenibilità . April 13th, 2019. Milan, Italy. © Marco Cortesi

 »Festival dell’Ambiente e della Sostenibilità. Tutto Milano. April 4th, 2019 (PDF)

You can order the book on www.didierruef.com

Reporters Unplugged – Recycle

Thanks to Clément Grandjean for taking a picture during my lecture at Reporters Unplugged in Uni Dufour, Geneva, Switzerland.

Reporters Unplugged. March 29th, 2019. Uni Dufour, Geneva. Switzerland.(click image to enlarge)

Didier Ruef during his lecture at Reporters Unplugged. Uni Dufour. Geneva, Switzerland. March 29th, 2019.

“Reporters Unplugged (PDF)

A seven minutes’s talk about water issues with eighteen pictures selected from my book Recycle.

You can order the book on www.didierruef.com

Société de lecture – Recycle

Thanks to my friend Francisco Teixera from the Leica Store Genève for the picture shot on November 14, 208 at Société de lecture in Geneva.

My book Recycle is on the library shelf in the middle of books by masters of photography, Henri Cartier Bresson and Berenice Abbot, Robert Frank and Ansel Adams, Gilles Caron and Diane Arbus, Brassai and Eliott Erwitt. It is a great privilege to be among these great photographers.

Société de lecture de Genève. Bibliothèque. Recycle. November 14, 2018. (click image to enlarge)

Société de lecture de Genève. Bibliothèque. Recycle. November 14, 2018.

Recycle, published in 2011 by Labor et Fides (french-english languages). 24×32 cm, 320 pages. Hard cover. 238 B&W Duplex. Photography Didier Ruef. Texts: Matthieu Ricard, Jean-Michel Cousteau, Bertrand Charrier. Carried out between 1991 and 2008 on the themes of waste, sustainability and recycling, Didier Ruef captured a variety of situations which reveals the face of humanity behind the waste it produces, recycles or has to endure.

You can order the book on www.didierruef.com.

Lecture on Sostenibilità nel prisma della fotografia – Università degli studi di Milano

I was invited to give a lecture about “Sostenibilità nel prisma della fotografia” on Monday the 12th of November 2018 at the Università degli studi di Milano, Italy.

My talk was about my book Recycle and the themes of waste, sustainability and recycling. I show my pictures which captured a variety of situations revealing the face of humanity behind the waste it produces, recycles or has to endure.

“Sostenibilità nel prisma della fotografia” in Università degli studi di Milano (PDF)

More pictures from the book Recycle on www.didierruef.com

Lecture – Università degli studi di Milano. Sostenibilità nel prisma della fotografia

I am invited to give a lecture about “Sostenibilità nel prisma della fotografia” on Monday the 12th of November 2018 at the Università degli studi di Milano.

I will talk about my book Recycle and the themes of waste, sustainability and recycling. I captured a variety of situations revealing the face of humanity behind the waste it produces, recycles or has to endure.

China. Guiyu. Ewaste recycling © 2004 Didier Ruef

“Sostenibilità nel prisma della fotografia” in Università degli studi di Milano (PDF)

More pictures from the book Recycle on www.didierruef.com

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.

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.

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).

Masterworks of Industrial photography

I’m glad to be part of a book edited by MAST Foundation (Bologna, Italy) and curated by Urs Stahel about Masterworks of industrial photography.

The book collects all the photographs shown during the first two years of the MAST photogallery exhibitions (2013-2014).

The book is published by Electa (Milano, Italy), 2015.

  • 30 cm
  • hardcover
  • 701 pages
  • 508 photos
  • Italian-English text

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