Jaana Brinck is a doctoral candidate at Department of Art. She is part of Learning Environments Research Group in the Media Lab, Aalto Arts. Her research area focuses on art and design learning. The study explores pedagogical aspects of design in real-life educational context by conducting several iterative design experiments highlighting participatory design in pedagogical development and creative use of technology.
As an artist, she has participated exhibitions both in Finland and internationally – museums and galleries. Her ceramic art is contemporary and experimental and combines photography and video to complement installations. She is part of artist group Art4 (Jaana Brinck, Riikka Latva-Somppi, Merja Ranki, Outi Turpeinen). The group works in the field of public art comissions.