Born in Riga, based in Riga & Los Angeles.

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2020 Mountain School of Arts, Los Angeles

2019 California Institute of the Arts, MFA

2014 Philosophy, University of Latvia and University of Helsinki, BA


2021 Closed For Crisis / Take Care of Each Other, solo show,  Low gallery, Riga

2019 Future Ghosts, curated by Vardui Sharapkhanyan, Human Resources, Los Angeles

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 and other projects have been featured on i-D, YET, Latvian Photography Yearbook, The Guardian, Wallpaper magazine, It's Nice ThatAint-Bad, FK Magazine, and elsewhere .


Awards, grants

2020-2021 ARCUS Project, artist in residence, Moriya, Japan

2019 Futures Photography, Unseen, Amsterdam

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

Other projects

2018 Contributor to the Latvian Pavilion, Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice, Italy


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