A spooky pair of buildings, a jet-propelled dragonfly, and a science-fiction-inspired retelling of David and Goliath featuring an oversized robot and samurai include the latest cardboard sculptures from Greg Olijnyk ((before). Fully articulated and equipped with LED lights and glass if necessary, the extraordinarily detailed works are futuristic, slightly dystopian and part of larger world-forming narratives. The architectural constructions, for example, are “the beginning of a series of pieces that explore the fear, fascination and curiosity that the stranger has aroused in our midst. The strange presence out of place. The building of unknown purpose with no windows and with the lights flickering at night, ”he says. “What’s going on in there?”
Olijnyk lives in Melbourne and shares work in progress and other photos of the machine-like sculptures featured here on his Instagram.
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