Helena Krobath is a communicator with passion for developing narratives and re-thinking how people engage with information. She has a decade of experience as a writer, editor, and creative facilitator, and her background includes organizational communications and event production.
She is currently working on a historic audio archiving project with the Simon Fraser University Library Digital Humanities Innovation Lab and the School of Communication’s Sonic Studio. In fall 2018, she will be one of three mentors in the Still Creek Salmon Sounds project (environmental sound art youth collaboration).
Desired collaborations include: art projects about public transit; projects on sound and experience of place, especially through storytelling, transmedia, and archiving; research and field study of stadiums, industrial environments, water supply, and waste management; wide-ranging citizen data projects; analogue virtual environments and experiences; public space and infrastructure tours; documentary investigations
Research Various methods, topics, and roles in research projects investigating environmental communication, spatial studies, internet infrastructure, community engagement and participatory research, mapping and archiving Click for more
Teaching, Facilitation Extensive background in creative pedagogy for all ages, various listening and audio storytelling workshops, public presentations, academic instruction, freelance communications (storytelling, writing, consulting) Click for more
Writing, Editing For professional academics, government services, artists, organizations, creative writers; concepts, newsletters, programs, blog posts, biographies, presentations, briefs, reports, evaluations, interviews, scripts, stories. Content in various formats, illustration, websites, posters Click for more
Organizing, Outreach Working with teams of various sizes and resources, producing and coordinating events; adaptable support, e.g. organizing apps, spreadsheets, layouts/illustration, audio/video editing, writing, reporting, networking, promotions Click for more
Art Practices: Audio documentary, painting/drawing, collage, photography, text, soundscape composition, video collage, illustration, zines [Previous funding, equipment, space provided by SSHRC, Hexagram, the Feminist Media Studio, the Milieux Institute, and the Mobile Media Lab Click for more]
Tools: Data storage and transfer, organizational apps and spreadsheets, communication platforms and messaging, databases; audio and video tools, especially Adobe Audition/Premiere, Apple Logic/Final Cut, Photoshop; blog templates and customization; social sites and content sharing platforms; audio field recording and photography; more