Based in Los Angeles.
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California Institute of the Arts, MFA
Philosophy, University of Latvia and University of Helsinki, BA
2019 Haunts, MFA group show, curated by Aurora Tang, Track 16, JOAN, Ste 534, Los Angeles
2019 It Could Just Swallow You Up, solo show, ISSP Gallery, Riga
2019 Endless, thesis show, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles
2018 Post-Soviet Visions: image and identity in the new Eastern Europe, group show, curated by Anastasiia Fedorova and Ekow Eshun, Calvert 22 Foundation, London
2016 MIXTAPE, group show, curated by Aaron Schuman, Riga Photomonth
2014 Neighbours, group show, Riga Photomonth
Cruise has been featured on i-D (2016) and YET (2016); it has also been part of several screenings, including Just Another Photo Festival, Kolkata, India (2015), Odesa Photo Days, Odessa, Ukraine (2017) and Riga Photomonth, Riga, Latvia (2018). The book dummy has been included in group shows at various events, including Unseen (2016), Self Publish Riga (2017), Gazebook (2017), and Fotobok Gbg (2017).
Other work has been published in the Latvian Photography Yearbook (2017), and has been featured internationally, including in The Guardian (2018), Wallpaper magazine (2018), It's Nice That (2018), Aint-Bad (2018), and FK Magazine (2017).
2016 Unseen Dummy Award shortlist, Amsterdam
2015 Rock Your Dummy! shortlist, Le Photobook Fest, Paris
2014 - 2018 State Cultural Capital Foundation of Latvia grant for creative work
2018 Contributor to the Latvian Pavilion, Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice, Italy
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