Bruno Cohen

Year of birth, place
1953, Strasbourg, France
Role at the ZKM
Artist of the Collection
Biography

Bruno Cohen's experiences in the theater led to his experimental use of video and computer technologies. He experiments with new relationships between the theater and the audience, expanding the traditional presentation of action scenes with the addition of interactional levels. 

Education
1971-73 Trained as an actor at the Conservatoire de la Region de Metz
1974-76 Trained as an actor at the École Claude Kichky - Marcel Marceau
1987 maîtrise, diplôme superieur in social sciences at the Universié de Strasbourg II, Strasbourg
1995 Diplôme d'études approfondies in sociology at the Université de Nancy II, Nancy

Other activities
1974-75 Actor in the company »Petit Theatre Sourd«, Paris
1975-87 Responsible for cultural events for Metz, Dieppe and Jarny

Awards
1993 Label International de l'innovation Museographique for the development of the 3D presentation systems virtex™ together with the société ATEA, SITEM, Dijon; Prix de la Communication for the development of the 3D presentation systems virtex™ with the société ATEA, L'Entreprise Communique, Paris
1994 Faust d'Argent for the development of the 3D presentation systems virtex™ together with the société ATEA, Faust, Toulouse

Scenery (selection)
1981 »Ouverture pour orchestre d'harmonie«, video co-production with the French Ministry of Culture, Paris
1987 concept/implementation »Metz, lumières d'Histoire«, Metz Arsenal
1989 »Révolution«, bi-centenary, Villerupt
1990 exhibition design for the Compagnie des Cristalleries de Baccarat
1992 concept/implementation »Temps de l'homme«, Cité des Seiences et de l'Industrie de la Vilette, Paris; concept/implementation of »Dialogues imaginaires au temps de Jacques Callot«, Nancy
1994/95 concept/implementation of the information area, Centre Nucléaire de Production d'électricité/EDF de Paluel
1995 concept/implementation »Les Marquises«, Musée de l'Homme, Paris

Literature (selection)
Institut International de la Marionette (ed.), »Dispositifs artistiques instables«, Charleville 1996

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