Belgian director, photographer and curator Pierre Debusschere is an artistic powerhouse. Using every medium he knows how, he has created breathtaking works using imagery in the most imaginative of ways for the likes of Dazed & Confused Magazine, V Magazine and Numero, to name but a few. In 2009 he launched his studio called 254FOREST, which uses film, art, photography and music to communicate the intricacies of light and colour. Here are a few of his best images along with a Q&A he did for


Name: Pierre Debusschere
Year of birth: 1984
Nationality: Belgian
Based In: Brussels & London

How did you start your career?
By doing the cover of the show for Brussels Fashion School.

What do you think is your best work so far?
One of the pictures I did for the October issue of Dazed & Confused.

pierre debusschere

Who or what has influenced you?
Iceland & the Northern Lights.

What is your earliest recollection of noticing or being inspired by photography and/or style?
Music videos.

How would you describe your view of the world?
Looking towards the sun.


The Day the world went away - pierre debusschere

What is your favorite childhood memory?
Seeing my first rainbow.

What were you like in high school?
A loner.

What is the hardest thing you’ve ever done?
Talking to people.

Three people you would love to work with:
Show Studio, Raf Simons, Art + Commerce.

Describe your dream project:
To be able to take the 254Forest collective to the next level, to start a magazine.

Where do you find inspiration?
Music + lights.

Adriana Lima for V Man Magazine

Adriana Lima for V Man Magazine

What worries you?

What are you loving at the moment?
Thinking of all of us together.

What is something unfashionable that you love anyway?

Film or book that has had a big impact on you:
Cindy: The Doll is Mine by Bertrand Bonello

Best advice you have ever been given?
Stop smoking.

What advice would you give to someone starting out in the industry?
Start smoking.

Who do you think is one to watch?
All the people from the 254Forest crew.

the day the world went away -pierre debusschere

the day the world went away -pierre debusschere

Words: Shiba Melissa Mazaza