Paula is an artist and cultural geographer who has been making live events as a co-devisor and director with performers, visual artists and technologists in the UK and internationally since 1996. Her work with artist collective Blind Ditch ( creates collaborative and unexpected happenings in everyday spaces; often using participatory approaches and digital media to engage publics as thinking citizens and active spectators. Paula was an Associate Lecturer in Theatre at Dartington College of Arts 2001-10, and is currently an ESRC Post Doctoral Fellow in Human Geography at University of Exeter researching relationships between data, trade, place and values.