24 October 2013
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Koen Meersman studied Interior Architecture at the Hogeschool
voor Wetenschap en Kunst Sint-Lucas in Ghent and at the Duncan of
Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee till 1995. In 2000
he obtained his Post-Graduate Masters Degree in Ephemeral
Architecture and Art at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in
He is interested in the creation of abstract space through
systematic repetitions and systematic applications of forms,
colors, techniques or contents. Too, his work is eclectic and
characterized by the fragile nature of the pieces and by the focus
on their manual creation.
Nowadays, Koen Meersman is producing a series of paper structures,
plastic structures, wood sculptures, drawings and collages. His
works have been added to private collections in Brussels,
Barcelona, Tel Aviv, London and New York.
Koen Meersman is a teacher at the Sint-Lucas Faculty of
Architecture, KULeuven, in Gent and Brussels, and at the Willem de
Kooning Academy in Rotterdam.
He has been guest lecturer at several universities and design
schools in Spain, Mexico and the United States of America.
Koen Meersman is currently based in Antwerp.