In the Galleries: Student Research on Bob Thompson

During the spring 2021 semester, students in Abbe Schriber’s course, African American Art, created podcasts, zines, and a website to showcase their research into Bob Thompson’s art practice.   Prior

Questions and Answers: Interview with Adriane Herman

Editor’s note: Kayla Merriweather, the Colby Museum’s Summer 2021 Black Family Curatorial Intern, interviews artist Adriane Herman, Lunder Institute for American Art Resident Fellow.  I am interested in the interactive nature

Questions and Answers: Interview with Veronica Perez

Editor’s note: Kayla Merriweather, the Colby Museum’s Summer 2021 Black Family Curatorial Intern, interviews artist Veronica Perez, Lunder Institute for American Art Resident Fellow.  Your work often utilizes hair. When we

Notes from the Studio: Lunder Institute Fellow Shares Music Demo

Editor’s Note: Jose Barrionuevo ’16 (Killer Bee) shares an excerpt from astuwiku (it comes together), a piece of music developed during his residency at the Lunder Institute for American Art. “Astuwiku,”

Interrogating Kara Walker’s no world

Through a combination of poetry, prose, and critical writing, Sally Kashala ’23 narrates a viewing experience of Kara Walker’s no world. Content warning: This piece contains mentions of self-harm and

In the Galleries: Iterations of Wood

  The current installation in the lobby of the Colby Museum of Art features works by Thaddeus Mosley, Nabil Nahas, and Sherrie Levine that draw on the formal qualities of

In the Galleries: Representations of Migration

In her book Borderlands/La Fontera: The New Mestiza (1987), Chicana theorist, scholar, and poet Gloria Anzaldúa states that “The U.S.-Mexican border es una herida abierta [an open wound] where the