MIĶELIS FIŠERS obtained his M.A. from the Monumental Painting Department of the Art Academy of Latvia (1995). He has held nineteen one-man shows, participated in notable exhibitions in Germany, the United Kingdom, Lithuania, Latvia, Finland, Russia, Italy, Czechia, Estonia, Sweden, Denmark, Poland, and Switzerland. He participated at the 56th Venice Biennale and designed the Latvian pavilion What Can Go Wrong at the 57th Biennale. He has also designed sets for the plays Nora at Jaunais Rīgas Teātris (The New Riga Theatre), Streetcar Named Desire No. 632 at Teātra Observatorija (Theatre Observatory) and Thriller, Salome, and Equus at the Daile Theatre. He was the recipient of
the Zelta ābele 2016 book design award for Vilis Inde’s trilogy The Glass Mountain and the Purvītis Prize 2015 for his one-man show Netaisnība (Injustice), as well as the 2015 Author’s Prize awarded by the Copyright and Communication Consulting Agency/ Latvian Authors Association (AKKA/LAA).