Image: © Bryan Olson
FULL ARTICLE PUBLISHED ON REDEFINE MAGAZINE:
BRYAN OLSON COLLAGE ARTIST INTERVIEW: ULTRASTRUCTURES AND HUMAN PLACEMENT IN SPACE // http://www.redefinemag.com/2013/bryan-olson-collage-artist-interview-collage-art-ultrastructures-space-humanity/
Positioning archaeological and behavioural semblances of our history against vast spaces, be they the cosmos or limestone canyons, Olson’s power lies in his surrealistic control of size. Despite the human body visualized in tandem with geological elements that are engorged out of their natural proportions or starkly placed against geometric forms, these human figures never feel out of place. They comfortably inhabit the environments within Bryan Olson’s compositions, fulfilling their granted space and even seeming to dilute the enormity of their accompanying entities.