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Since 1980, Norbert Weber has focused his work on art in Northern Europe with numerous projects.
Norbert Weber studied art history at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz and Christian-Albrecht University in Kiel. He taught at Muthesius Academy of Art in Kiel (1988-98), at the Icelandic School of Art in Reykjavik (1991) and at the Institute of Art History at Christian-Albrecht University in Kiel (2008). Weber has curated many exhibitions with regard to art in Northern and Eastern Europe, e.g. RADAR in Kotka (with Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Carsten Höller 1990), 14th Baltic Sea Biennale in Rostock (1992), Distant Lighthouses in Porto Brandão / Lisbon (1998) and SAGA – Art from Iceland (with Olafur Eliasson, Björk and Cindy Sherman 2014). He was co-curator of the Latvian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale (Evelina Deicmane, Miks Mitrevics 2009). He is director of the art collection of Provinzial Nord AG (since 2000) and member of the international experts committee of the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art in Riga (since 2005).