Jessica Yankell's photography aims to find the abstraction in everyday life. She is fascinated by the way ordinary spaces are transformed by reflection, inanimate objects, and the presence of human activity going on around them. Jessica has traveled extensively, and many of her photographs are from her time spent in Israel, Argentina, Italy, and United States. She aims to capture the underlying commonality within each of these places, finding the connections between vastly different cultures, structures, and environments.
Growing up in a household of artist-entrepreneurs, Jessica learned to strike a left brain / right brain balance from early on, which she has applied to her career in strategy and international business. She has advised and worked for companies around the globe as a management consultant and innovation strategist, combining creative thought processes with rigorous analytical methodologies. In the same way as her photography, her career allows her to see beyond the concrete details of the here and now to understand the structures underneath -- the shadows and reflections that hint not at what is, but what is possible.