Kouhia, Anna

University of Helsinki

Anna Kouhia is an Adjunct Professor (docent) in Craft Science at the University of Helsinki Finland, where she teaches courses in yarns crafts, pedagogy, and textile materials. Her research covers DIY crafting, digital materiality, feminist pedagogy, and practice-based learning of skills, with a particular emphasis on education towards future sustainability. She is currently involved in several collaborative research projects that concentrate on developing better understanding for practicing, studying and materializing crafts.  


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    Introduction In March 2020, many societal functions came to a standstill due to the worldwide spread of Covid-19. Due to the rules set by public healthcare authorities that aimed at “social distancing” to prevent the spread of the virus, the emphasis on domesticity was heightened during the pandemic. As people were forced to spend more time in the home environment,...Read more