thecreativedestruction is a contemporary art collaborative founded in 2016 by Timothy Archambault and CYJO to support and promote art that is realized through an existential and experiential process of development. It's theoretical framework views tension and anxiety as one of many influential components of growth. thecreativedestruction reinterprets manmade constructs (cultural, economic, political, social, etc.), destroying the old and creating the new.
A Miami-based architect and composer born in Connecticut, Timothy Archambault has since the ’90s developed a repertoire of early
20th-century Indigenous music, contemporary music by Indigenous composers, and traditional Canadian Algonquin flute songs, a number of which he recorded for the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Archives in 2007. In 2006, Archambault was invited to perform at the inaugural “Classical Native” music festival at the museum alongside Raven Chacon, Laura Ortman, and nine other Indigenous
composers. He is a co-editor of the 2013 Encyclopedia of Native American Music of North America, an invaluable introduction to the many Indigenous musics of the country, their practitioners, and their histories; a Hereditary Senator of the Kichesipirini Algonquin First Nation;
a member of the Métis Nation of Quebec and the First Nations Composers Initiative; and co-founder, with CYJO, of thecreativedestruction.