FIRST PRIZE Press Cartoon Belgium

This drawing won the First Prize Press Cartoon Belgium 2020. It shows the Belgian climate activist Anuna De Wever, surrounded by politicians burying their head in the sand.


In september 2019 Karl takes up the moral sponsorship of KOTK, "Art to cherish".
A group exhibition of 50 contemporary artists in the Cortewalle Castle in Beveren – Belgium. (14-15 and 21-22 September 2019)

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d'Ouwe Kerke, Retranchement (The Netherlands)
Exhibition from August 5th until 19th 2018



An installation of 80 portraits in clay, made by Karl and clients of the psychiatric ward St-Hieronymus in Sint-Niklaas.
Visiting hours: when restaurant Wilford T is open
(Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 12 am and 3 pm and between 7 and 11 pm)
Address: Wilfordkaai 10, 9100 Temse

October 26th 2017

Handing over one of my drawings to the Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei

PODIUM@FOYER November 1st at 8 pm

Dré Pallemaerts (drum)
Karl Meersman (image)
Kimberly Dhondt (vocals)
at the Foyer of the City Theatre (Stadsschouwburg) in St-Niklaas
free admission

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.
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