Artistic activities


Norbert Conzen bei einer Rast zwischen Dreharbeiten

Norbert Conzen at a rest between the shooting, 2012


Born in 1954 in Hürth-Hermülheim / Germany

1974-1981 studied at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences in the two disciplines of art & design with the focus on painting, drawings, art history and graphic design

1976 Max-Ernst fellowship

1979 2nd prize "Artists see politics" of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation

1980 masterclass with Prof. Alfred Strack in the department of art

1981 Diploma designer in the design department with Prof. Heinz Bär

1981 scholarship to the artist's station Ebernburg, Rhineland-Palatinate

1982-1983 Freelancer as junior art director at the agency TCE in Düsseldorf

1983 "On the moon is never something going on" - first film history for the WDR

1984-1986 Advertising manager at Havaria Handelswarengesellschaft GmbH

since 1986 independent as a graphic designer, filmmaker, artist

since 1987 film videos for german television WDR, BR, ZDF, ARTE, 3SAT

1993-1994 Managing Director of Stohrer Druck GmbH

1993-2007 Art projects in the public space, such as the 231 Stelen Project, the Forest Project or the Bottle Mail Project

1994-today Managing Director Werbeagentur

2007-2008 Commissioner for Cologne Malkasten

2012 Foundation of the Internet portal Rhein- Eifel.TV with videos about the Rhine-Eifel region

Norbert Conzen has been living in Bornheim-Walberberg since 1992 and runs advertising agency and Internet portal Rhein-Eifel.TV

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