"I have to imagine pictures first to recognise them when they are suddenly around"
Tomas Wüthrich lives in 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 has worked as a freelance photojournalist. His award-winning reportage and portraits have been published in numerous publications such as GEO, Das Magazin and Die Zeit. Alongside his professional work he pursues his own long-term projects. For his book "Doomed Paradise", he spent a lot of time in the Borneo rainforest with the last nomadic hunters and gatherers of the Penan tribe who are fighting against the destruction of their habitat.