JP kick-off visit: optics lab visuals, electron microscopy, gardens and museums

giant agave inflorescence; Puryear, Murray, Held, Twombly, Mitchell, DeFeo x di Suvero

glass-ceramic: things frozen in ice. casting acrylic exothermic – encaustic “blooms”

an archaeological dig. an environment for objects. barn studio and roadcut.

neon->lasers? tidepools.

actual dirt; actual moss; stratigraphy; poetry.