Chris ‘Paradox’ Patterson

Chris stands with one trouser leg rolled up, revealing his artificial leg, and arms raised to the sky Chris ‘Paradox’ Patterson is an ‘Inspiration Engineer’ and ‘one legged, existentialist, stand up, beat poet.’ He has been performing at spoken word events, festivals and venues across the UK and world since 2002.

After losing his leg in a diving accident in 2008, he has adapted his act and also runs inspirational performance poetry workshops.

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