Valentina Nisi is an Assistant Professor at the University of Madeira and researcher at the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI), working in the area of Digital Art and Media and HCI. Her research focuses on designing and producing digitally mediated experiences in real spaces, merging culture, context and landscapes. Previously, she in Amsterdam for FattoriaMediale, co founded in 2006 with Ian Oakley and Martine PostHuma de Boer, designing and producing interactive mobile stories for several Amsterdam neighbourhoods. She holds a first degree in Fine arts form Turin Albertine Academy, an MSc in Multimedia Systems and a PhD in Location aware Narrative forms from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Her work has been published and shown internationally, most recently at venues such as Participatory Design Conference 2014 (Windoek Namibia), Advanced Visual Interfaces 2014, and several of the last editions of the International Conference of Interactive Storytelling.