Tomas Wüthrich (*1972) lives in Liebistorf, Switzerland and works worldwide for editorial- and corporate clients. He grew up on a farm, made an apprenticeship as cabinet maker, worked with mentally handicapped people and began studying social work. In 1999 he attended a degree course for editorial photography at the Swiss School of Journalism, MAZ in Lucerne. Since 2001 he is working as a freelance photojournalist, with a focus on documentary and portrait for numerous publications like: GEO, Das Magazin, Die Zeit,  NZZ am Sonntag, Sonntagszeitung.  Besides this, he pursues his own long-term projects.



– 2018, Winner, swiss photo award, category ‘Reportage’
– 2013, 3rd place, SwissPressPhoto Award, Category ‘Art and Culture’
– 2012, 3rd place, SwissPressPhoto Award, Category ‘Daily life and environment’
– 2002, 2nd place, Fotopreis des Kantons Bern
– 2001, Winner, SwissPressPhoto Award, Category ‘Portrait’


– 2018, ‘Doomed Paradise», Verzasca Foto Festival, Sonogno
– 2018, ‘Eritrea - Baden beim Diktator’, vfg selection, Photobastei 2.0, Zürich
– 2004, ‘Edges’, Fotopreis des Kantons Bern, Musée Jurassien des Arts, Moutier Kantons Bern
– 2002, ‘Im Schilf’ Fotopreis des Kantons Bern, Kornhausforum,  Bern
– 2000, ‘Hof Nr. 4233’, Kunstmuseum, Thun


– Tomas Wüthrich, Doomed Paradise, Scheidegger&Spiess, Zürich, upcoming 2019
– Tomas Wüthrich, Ruth Margot, Im Fluss, Hochwassertagebuch, Fata Morgana, Bern, 2002