1. TO PUSH FOR THE DELIBERATE TEARING DOWN OF PROPRIETY AND STIFLING TRADITION, WHICH LIMIT CREATIVE EXPRESSION 2. TO CREATE NEW CONCEPTS AND AESTHETICS WHICH INTERROGATE DOMINANT NARRATIVES 3. TO CREATE A NEW UNDERSTANDING OF OUR OWN HISTORY, ON OUR OWN TERMS 4. TO CREATE NEW MEDIA, NEW TECHNIQUES, AND NEW MODES OF EXPRESSION 5. TO CREATE OBJECTS WHICH FEEL SIGNIFICANT, AND ARE IMBUED WITH THE DEPTH OF THOUGHT PRESENT IN THE IDEAS WE ADVANCE 6. TO CREATE AN ARCHIVE OF WORK WHICH REFLECTS LIFE AS IT IS IN THIS MOMENT, BEAUTIFUL, AND FRAUGHT TOO; AS MUCH DEFINED BY THE PAST, AS IT SUGGESTS A NEW POSSIBILITY FOR THE FUTURE 7. TO SPEAK THE TRUTH

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