Norber Meissner was born in Stendal, Germany in 1954.
He studied industrial design and visual communication at the Hanover College from 1976 to 1981.
From 1982 to 1987 he studied experimental film and video at the College of Fine Arts in Brunswick. He had a short stay at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1983 and 1984.
Between 1985 and 1986 he was at the Dusseldorf Academy, where he studied video sculpture.
In 1987 he was one of Prof. Büttenbender's top students at the College in Brunswick.
He has held varied teaching positions and has been awarded diverse scholarships and prizes.
see exhibition "kryptisch / cryptic", "TripTic"