Katriina Heljakka

Katriina “Kati” Heljakka, DA in visual culture, MSc in economics, and MA in art history, is a toy researcher. Her doctoral thesis “Principles of adult play(fulness) in contemporary toy cultures: From Wow to Flow to Glow” was examined at the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture in 2013. Heljakka currently holds a postdoctoral researcher position at the University of Turku (digital culture studies) and continues her research on toys and the cultures of play.

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4534-5286