2020 - 2022 (expected) Birkbeck, University of London, MA History of Art
2011 - 2014  University of Brighton, BA (Hons) Photography
2012  International Summer School of Photography, Latvia

Solo shows
(upcoming) Second-Hand Ideas, no format Gallery, London, UK
The Streets Where Foxes Hide, Brighton CCA: Dorset Place, organised by Niagara Falls Projects, Brighton, UK
Thrifty, Brockley Gardens, London, UK
Trial and Error, Latvian National Museum of Art, Exhibition Hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia

Special projects
2021 (upcoming) Thames-Side Studios Gallery, London, UK (curatorial)
2016  commission01, Riga Photomonth, Latvia

Group shows
Art Fair Foto Tallinn, KAI Art Center, Tallinn, Estonia
NoRoutine Books x 3, Riga Photography Biennial, Culture Palace Ziemeļblāzma, Riga, Latvia
Athens Photo Festival, Benaki Museum, Greece
New Chic, Riga Photomonth, Riga Congress Hall, Latvia
Artifact Prize 2018, Castello di Levizzano Modena, Italy
Fotokub, Brighton Photo Fringe, King's House Festivals Hub, UK
Fotopub Appetizer, Argentina Park Bomb Shelter, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Less Photography, More Photographic, Galleria SP3, Treviso, Italy
Fotopub, Novo Mesto, Slovenia
Systems, National Library of Latvia, Riga
Aperitivo, Fer de Lance Centre of Art, Lausanne, Switzerland
Traces - Contemporary Baltic Photography, Hungarian Month of Photography, FUGA, Budapest
Fluid, Brighton Photo Fringe, Vantage Point, UK
Beyond the Camera, Pingyao International Festival of Photography, China
University of Brighton Degree Show 2014, University of Brighton Gallery, UK
Connection Points, Riga Photomonth, Kaņepes Kultūras Centrs, Latvia
Fabrications, Brighton Photo Fringe, Space@Create Gallery, UK
Face to Face, University of Brighton Gallery, UK
Ryerson Brighton Image Exchange, Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto, Canada
ISSP Gala Show, Art House of Kuldiga, Latvia
Awards, selections, etc.
Various State Culture Capital Foundation of Latvia Study and Creative Grants (since 2013)
Special Prize, Seeking the latest in photography!, Riga Photography Biennial & ISSP Gallery (awarded by NoRoutine Books), Latvia
Nominated for the Artifact Prize, Metronom Gallery, Modena, Italy
Nominated for the Photo London & Magnum Photos Graduate Photographers Award, UK
Selected participant of Plat(t)form 2016, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
Selected participant of Photoworks Portfolio Walk, Jerwood Space, London, UK
Nominated for the Photo London & Magnum Photos Graduate Photographers Award, UK
Selected participant of Full Contact, SCAN Tarragona International Festival of Photography, Spain
Selected participant of Laboratori, Ca l'Isidret Edicions, Spain
Source Photographic Review Graduate Directory, selected by David Drake
University of Brighton Tom Buckeridge Photography Award 

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
VV Foundation, Riga and Pavilosta, Latvia
Private collections in Cyprus, Italy, Latvia and the UK

Publications, Features
2020/12 Fotogrāfijas aizkulises. Saruna ar Reini Lismani, Diena, print and online
2020/05 On Reinis Lismanis' Thrifty and Beginning to Think About Fragmentariness, Guest Rooms, online
2019/12 Trial and Error by Reinis Lismanis, Unseen Platform, online
2019/09 Trial and Error, published by Skinnerboox, book
2019/05 T6031_T6061_T8001, published by NoRoutine Books, book
2017/11 Nebeidzama riņķošana, FK Magazine, online
2017/10 Pajaukt laukā, paspēlēties, pagrozīt, Diena, print and online 
2015/07 Systems, published by Popper Publishing, book
2015/05 Latvian Yearbook of Photography, published by FK Magazine, book
2015/04 Laboratori, published by Ca l'Isidret Edicions, book
2014/12, online
2014/09 Source Photographic Review - Graduate Photography Online, print and app 
2014/08 Aesthetica Magazine artists directory, print and online
2014/07 YET Magazine, online
2014/06 The Telegraph, online 

2021 Visiting lecture, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, UK
2021 Visiting lecture, ISSP Skola, Riga, Latvia
2020 Visiting lecture, University of Brighton, School of Media, BA (Hons) Photography, Brighton, UK
2019 Discussion with curator Līna Birzaka-Priekule, Careva Gallery, Riga, Latvia
2019 Artist talk, Photofusion, London, UK
2018 Discussion with curators Josef Konczak and Līna Birzaka-Priekule, Latvian National Museum of Art, Exhibition Hall Arsenāls, Riga, Latvia
2019 Visiting lecture, University of Brighton, School of Media, BA (Hons) Photography, Brighton, UK
2017 Guest critiques, Camberwell College of Art, UAL, London, UK
2015 Artist talk, Fotopub, Novo Mesto, Slovenia
2015 Artist talk, First Mondays, Brighton Photo Fringe, Phoenix Brighton, UK
2015 Hosting a studio visit of students from the University of South Wales, London, UK
2013 Artist talk, Brighton ArtsFORUM, Brighton Photo Fringe, Phoenix Brighton, UK
2012 Photography Workshop Facilitator, Brighton Photo Biennial, UK​​​​​​​
2019 until now - Studio Manager, Indre Serpytyte Studio, London, UK
2019 until now - Archivist, Ian Davenport Studio, London, UK
2015 until now - Studio Manager, Edmund Clark Studio, London, UK
2014, 2016, 2018 Project Manager, Photo Publishers' Market organised by Photoworks, Brighton Photo Fringe and Miniclick, UK
2015 - 2016 Coordinator, Portfolio Reviews Programme, Fotopub, Novo Mesto, Slovenia
2016 Project Manager, Photo Publishers' Market, organised by Photoworks and Brighton Photo Fringe, UK
2016 Gallery Intern, Sprüth Magers, London, UK
2015 Gallery Intern, Union Pacific, London, UK
2012 - 2015 Studio Assistant of Simon Roberts, Brighton, UK
2014 Production Assistant of Lisa Barnard, Lewes, UK
2013 - 2014 Production Assistant of Xavier Ribas, Brighton, UK and Barcelona, Spain
2012 On-set Assistant of Emma Critchley, Brighton, UK
2010 Photographer of the Pavilion of Latvia in the World EXPO, Shanghai, China
B. 1992 in Jurmala, LV
Lives and works in London, UK 

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