When I’m out on a shoot, I’m looking for the extraordinary in the ordinary. Finding that needle in a haystack, I apply a compositional eye and give it a framework to highlight what I believe we overlook all too often. There is beauty and meaning everywhere. Reframing what we see with the naked eye and abstracting the mundane is an exercise that reveals deeper universal connections in our human experience.
Jil Novenski was born in Cass Corridor, Detroit, in what was called “The Art House”, a place where Ginsberg and others frequented, where her father founded the jazz group Synesthesia, and where the roots of her own creative voice were nurtured and celebrated. More of her work, including sketch art and paintings can be found on Instagram @rawform9