Laine Kristberga is an art historian and academic. She graduated from the University of Latvia with a MPhil Degree in English Literature and Culture and from Birkbeck, University of London with a MA Degree in the History of Film and Visual Media. Currently she is reading lectures and writing her doctoral dissertation on mediated self-portrait forms in contemporary art at the Art Academy of Latvia. Laine is an author of numerous publications in Latvia and abroad.