From civil service to art school

Bastian Riesen. Photographs: Regula Bearth © ZHdK

From civil service to art school

Student portrait Bastian Riesen

Bastian Riesen is studying to be a grammar school fine arts teacher. After attending a foundation course at ZHdK, he is now working toward a Bachelor’s in Art Education.

BY PERRINE YARAR
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Perrine Yarar: What’s your dream profession once you graduate?
Bastian Riesen: I’d like to pursue various activities. I could imagine teaching part-time at a grammar school and working as a forester or dustman. That would be exciting.

What’s your favourite place in Zurich?
I enjoying riding trams, trains, and buses in and around Zurich. It’s exciting to watch so many different people and to discover the city in this way.