Artist in residence

From September 8th untill December 30th, Karl will be ‘artist in residence' in Saint-Hiëronymus, a reknown psychiatric centre in St-Niklaas.
He will be working with residents two days a week. The central theme is ‘portraits'.

Insane Boundaries

Where do we draw the line between genius and madness?
A stigma-breaching project on art and psychiatry, organized by WILFORD X
Colloquium: March 10th, 2018, 16pm in CC Temse.

2 man & een paardenkop

The brand new association '2 man & een Paardenkop' returns in december with a review of this year's news. A theatre show based on the most important topics of 2016.


Open repetitions, Lier 28 and 29 nov 2016
Stadsschouwburg St-Niklaas 17 dec 2016
CC Temse 20 dec 2016
Théatre du Vaudeville Brussel, 14 january 2017

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Art Platform WILFORD X

The embarkation of the art platform 'WILFORD X' took a flying start with an intriguing installation and alpaca's by artist Koen Vanmechelen.
In June restaurant WILFORD T ('Dining with Art') opens on the same location. Furthermore, Wilford X is working on an art concept joining art and gastronomy, guided by Koen Vanmechelen.
presumably okt/nov 2016

Cultureel Ambassadeur

Karl Meersman succeeds musician Alex Callier as Cultural Ambassador of the City of St-Niklaas, 2016-2017

Gallery BERKO. "M'as tu vu?"

Portraits of Stars & Divas.
From 8th august till 23st august 2015,
Gallery Berko, Kustlaan 163 Knokke-Heist.

OPEN: Daily from 10.30 am till 1.00 pm and 2.30 pm tot 7.00 pm.

Gallery Berko


Publisher Hannibal and Roularta Books publish this art book. An overview of the best portraits of 'Karl' and an introduction by Dr. Paul Huvenne. In bookstores from March 27, 2015.
220 p. Size: 31x24 cm. price: € 35.

ISBN 978 94 9208 133 9

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The drawing, published in Trends last year, featuring Obama as an NSA spy, wins the second prize in “Press Cartoon Belgium”. PCB awards the best drawings in the Belgian Press annualy.


HARDLY A SOUL is the titel of a satirical show featuring a large selection of the drawings published this year in Trends, Focus and Knack

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