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Photo Reportages and -Essays

Reportage: FEMINISTISCHER STREIK / FEMINIST STRIKE, June 14, 2023, Zürich, Switzerland

Women and sexual minorities took to the streets of Zurich, Switzerland to protest for equal rights.

Reportage: SWAN LAKE ZURICH – Zurich, Switzerland, 2022

Bernardo San Rafael, dances with Swans to classical music.

San Rafael has been stepping into Lake Zurich several times a week since October 2020 during the cold winter months to dance with swans to classical music.
After the outbreak of the pandemic, almost the entire art and dance industry came to a standstill.
Thus, dance performance artist Bernardo San Rafael was caught cold and robbed of his vocation and creative outlet.
What began as winter swimming to cope with the pandemic’s negative impact on San Rafael’s life, evolved into an artful and respectful exchange between animal and man.

Reportage: GIANNI BASSO, HOLLYWOOD'S FAVORITE PRINTER – Venice, Italy, 2021-ongoing

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, Eliott Erwitt and The Royals, to name just a few, count on the world famous skills of a Venetian when it comes to printing their bunsiness-, stationary- or invitation cards.

Gianni Basso (67), the last keeper of the Venetian Art of Printing, calls himself “Gutenberg of Venice”. Much like the German inventor of the printing press, Basso prints by hand on 18th century machinery. The colors are meticulously mixed by hand in the workshop and the artist uses only the very best paper quality for his print products.

Reportage: BLACK LIVES MATTER Protest – Zurich Switzerland, June 13, 2020

On June 13, 2020, many thousands gathered in Zurich’s streets to join the Black Lives Matter Movement and to peacefully, but firmly protest against racism and discrimination and to share their respective stories and hopes.⁣

Photo Essay: ENTRE DEUX – 2016-ONGOING

A photo essay about love and the precious moments of life. Paris, Zurich, Deauville, Venice, New York, and many other places.

Photo Essay: "Quiet! – A moment of Silence in Venice." – Venice, Italy, October 2019.

Venice one of the biggest touristic hotspot in Italy sees tens of millions of visitors every year. While the ecologic impact of mass tourism is well documented on the island, the impact on locals and visitors seems to be less documented.

The photographic essay explores how locals and tourists alike search, find or create moments of silence to refuel.

Reportage: Women Strike (Frauenstreik) – Zurich, Switzerland, June 14, 2019.

Women all around Switzerland took to the streets on June 14, 2019 to protest for equal and women rights.
It was the second women strike in Switzerland. The first one took place in 1991 and was the biggest strike since the General Strike in 1918.

Reportage: Gilets Jaunes Pairs: Acte XXI – Paris, France, April 6th, 2019

Yellow vests protested against new taxes and President Macrons government on April 6th, 2019 for the 21st consecutive time on a Saturday afternoon in Paris.

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