Wesley Meuris was born in 1977 in Lier. He lives and works in Antwerp.
Wesley Meuris' work intersects with both architecture and scientific systems of consolidation and classification. He addresses concepts of conservation and engages in a rationalist understanding of space and knowledge. He produces such varied objects as zoological enclosures, hypothetical archives, museum furniture, and fictional exhibitions.
Wesley Meuris'work has made several important exhibitions and individual installations at the Centre Pompidou (2018), the Musée des Arts Contemporains du Grand Hornu (2017), the Kunsthalle in Vienna (2016), the Confort Moderne in Poitiers (2016), the Mu. Zee d'Oostende (2015), the Espace JeudiJeudi in Geneva (2015), the BF15 in Lyon (2014), the Kunsthalle Rotterdam (2014), the Casino du Luxembourg (2012), the SMAK in Ghent (2005), the Royal Academy in Brussels (2010), the Centre de Création De Bond in Bruges (2010), the Fresnoy in Tourcoing (2010), the MAMAC in Liège (2010), the Art & Essai Gallery in Rennes (2010).