During a short period of three years, immediately after graduating from Sint Lukas University College of Art and Design, Jurgen Persijn directed a few commissioned videotapes in collaboration with Ana Torfs, amongst which, Akarova & Baugniet/L’entre-deux-guerres (1991) and Mozartmaterial (1993). Besides that, till 1997, Persijn wrote and directed several contributions about architecture for Belgian public television’s weekly cultural magazine Ziggurat, for example about Willy Van der Meeren and Lucien Engels. Since 1999 he works as a graphic designer, making books about art and architecture. His publications have been awarded on several occasions.