Anastasija Kadiša (*1985) is a latvian composer and an art-performance artist. She studied a music composition and music theory at the Jāzeps Vītols Music academy of Latvia, experimental music theatre at the Cologne University of Music and Theatre (Germany), contemporary composition and electronic music at the Basel Music academy (Switzerland) obtaining a master degree in composition/music theory. Additional studies of fine arts at the FHNW Academy of Art and Design Basel (Switzerland) obtaining a master degree in fine arts by Muda Mathis. Anastasija´s music compositions are characterised by having strong visual and emotional inspiration sources. However more complex ideas she embodies in art-performances using in different objects, sounds, lights, space and her own composed music in symbolic way. Anastasija is particularly interested in the biblical scenes, ancient greek mythology, philosophy and numerology. Her works have been performed in different contemporary music and art festivals such as: Jaunās Mūzikas Dienas (Riga, Latvia), Viliaus Veidai (Vilnius, Lithuania), Usedomer Musikfestival, Brücken, Donaueschinger Musiktage, SWR Schwetiznger Festspiele (Germany), Today ́s Music (Rome, Italy), electronic music festivals d ́BÂLE (Switzerland) and New Music Day@soniscope (South Korea), art-performance festivals ACT´15 and ACT´16 (Basel, Zurich, Geneva, Switzerland), The European Biennial of Contemporary Art MANIFESTA 11 (Zurich, Switzerland), Moscow Autumn 2017 (Moscow, Russia), International Video and Performance Art Festival IT ́S LIQUID (Venice, Italy), Kiyonori Sokabe Duo Series 4 (Tokyo, Japan) etc. 2007 she has been awarded the Olģerts Zīverss piano prize; 2011 she becomes a member of the Latvian Composer's Union; 2015 - 2017 she is the Deutsche Bank scholarship holder for the academy of contemporary music theatre.