A Swiss-born author writing in Italian. He lives in Bellinzona and works as an editor at the Casagrande publishing house. The author of two books for children and an essay on the philosophy of language Il merito del linguaggio (The Merit of Language). Along with the artist Marco Zürcherem he has published several books in which archive photographs are accompanied by short literary texts. The last of these was Tower Bridge and Other Photo Stories, and these projects have also been presented in the form of installations in various European galleries. He is now working on the essay Storie di immagine erratiche.