Jaana Brinck

Jaana Brinck

U902 Learning Services

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.

Full researcher profile




  • Learning Environments research group


Open design pedagogy: Revealing openness in early childhood education with digital technology

Jaana Brinck, Teemu Leinonen, Lasse Lipponen, Mira Kallio-Tavin 2022 International Journal of Education through Art

Ceramics Handbook

Jaana Brinck, Tomi Pelkonen, Nathalie Lautenbacher, Eeva Jokinen, Priska Falin, Saija Halko, Mimi McPartlan, Aura Latva-Somppi, Karen Visuri, Nikolo Kerimov, Erin Turkoglu, Camilo Cortes 2021

Augmented reality sandboxes

Teemu Leinonen, Jaana Brinck, Henriikka Vartiainen, Nitin Sawhney 2021 Digital Creativity

Zones of participation - a framework to analyse design roles in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC)

Jaana Brinck, Teemu Leinonen, Lasse Lipponen, Mira Kallio-Tavin 2020 CODESIGN: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COCREATION IN DESIGN AND THE ARTS

3D Printing in the Wild

Teemu Leinonen, Marjo Virnes, Iida Hietala, Jaana Brinck 2020 International Journal of Art and Design Education

The Infiltrators

Jaana Brinck, Merja Ranki, Outi Turpeinen 2019

Digitaalinen rakentelu ja muotoiluajattelu koulussa

Jaana Brinck, Teemu Leinonen, Iida Hietala 2018 SeOppi

Digital fabrication and design thinking at school: what can we learn from research?

Jaana Brinck, Teemu Leinonen, Iida Hietala 2018 SeOppi

+Andscape installation

Jaana Brinck, Teemu Leinonen, Niklas Pöllönen, Jason Selvarajan 2017

Augmented reality sandbox for early childhood learning

Teemu Leinonen, Jaana Brinck 2017