Hans Peter Jost

Hans Peter Jost (*1953 in Zürich) is a Swiss photographer. After an apprenticeship as a machinist, Jost lived in Greece, where he experienced with street photography. From 1976 onwards, through contacts with Roland Gretler and Uri Urech, he increasingly specialised on photographing workers. For several years, Jost lived in Italy, where he worked as a farmer and photographer. He has worked as a photographer for numerous media, including Neue Zürcher Zeitung NZZ, WOZ, Tages-Anzeiger and L'Illustrazione Italiana.