EVERYTHING IS VALUES, depicts and restages the complex interactions between people during the Challenging Jewellery master’s degree. Drawing on methodologies taken from anthropology, auto-fiction and institutional archiving, the work is at once a novel, a film, and a physical object interrogating how communal ideals, failure, taste, money, and scale interact in the collective search for inspiration and purpose. Volkman spent the last two years in the role of participant-observer, openly tracking and scripting developments between and within course collaborators. In the wake of the master’s program, the work – presented as a video installation – serves as an archive and fictionalized history for participants while posing a series of questions: How open can an open education be? Are we responsible for publishing our failures alongside our successes? Is sharing overlapping fictions a path toward realizing a future? What is at stake in a master’s?