ARTIS DZĒRVE graduated from Marina Abramovic’s Faculty of Stage Art of the University of Fine Arts of Hamburg and has amassed an impressive more than 15 years’ worth of experience in the field of audio-visual and interactive art. Parallel to his work in video advertising, installations and video mapping, Artis Dzērve creates integrated video for Latvian theatre, working especially often with the Dailes Theatre. He has worked with directors Dž. Dž. Džilidžers, Alexander Morfov, Edmunds Freibergs, Laura Groze-Ķibere, Oļegs Šapošņikovs, Gaļina Poļiščuka, Vladislavs Nastavševs, Viktors Runtulis, Rolandas Atkočiūnas and others. For the Latvian National Opera and Ballet he has created video pieces for the ballets Karlsson Flies... (2013) and Bolero... (2015) as well as for the operas Carmen (2017) and in 2016 for Faust, for which he received the annual Latvian Theatre Award Spēlmaņu nakts for Video Artist of the Year. In 2018, in collaboration with the director of Faust, Aik Karapetian, he created the integrated video for the Opéra national de Montpellier production of Carmen.