Playscape PLAYlist

Inspired by the works in the exhibition Playscape: Contemporary Art from the Colby Museum’s Collection, Museum staff Andrew Witte brings together examples of auditory kitsch from the past 100 years.

Ekphrastic Poetry: “breath left in you”

At the Colby Museum’s event, Art&: The Poetics of Atmosphere, Dominic Bellido ’24 read his new poem, “Thinking Of The Key.” Bellido wrote this poem in response to Lorna Simpson’s

Recoloring Wrong and Right

Two paintings by Bob Thompson, both entitled The Struggle, are catalysts for Terri Nwanma ’22’s examination of prison abolition. Nwanma interrogates this concept through poetry and essayistic writing.  A sip