Miķelis Fišers graduated from the Art Academy of Latvia in 1993. Since the 1990s he has actively participated in solo and group exhibitions in Latvia and abroad (Germany, UK, Russia). Currently he is working with traditional media and installations, objects, video and stage design. In 2015 he was awarded the Purvītis Prize for the exhibition Disgrace. The works of Fišers are in the collections of national museums (Kiasma — Museum of Contemporary Art, Latvian National Museum of Art) and will be part of the collection of the future museum of Latvian contemporary art. Fišers represented Latvia at the 57th Venice Biennale with his project What Can Go Wrong. He currently works and lives in Riga.