Open Letter to Colby

In his last article as Lantern Writer-in-Residence, Dominic Bellido ’24 writes to the larger Colby community about a collection of Indigenous artifacts found on Allen Island, Colby’s new “island campus”. 

Dancing in Mirrors: Alex Katz, Race, and the Guggenheim Trip

After attending a symposium on Alex Katz at the Guggenheim Museum, Dominic Bellido ’24 critically reflects on how race and representation in the collections shape student engagement with the Colby

How to Paint with Sound

In this article, Lantern Writer-in-Residence Dominic Bellido reviews the Painting with Sound installation that took place in All in One: Selections from the Alex Katz Foundation last December, with an introduction from

Flow Wide

Inspired by portraits and a video installation in the Museum’s current exhibition, Time and Tide Flow Wide: The Collection in Context, 1959—1973, Dominic Bellido ’24 writes a series of haikus,