"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
"I've been interested in arcade games and in all these things, not necessarily as a player, and not necessarily as one who participates in that, but as it has a profound effect on culture. How do ideas survive in culture? Not necessarily my ideas or anybody's ideas, but how do ideas stay around long enough to have a conversation?"
- Mel Chin