IACP_Poster_WEB-600x360Chris Purdie believes that art should have the same interactive, experiential qualities found in live music. Combining all of these elements has been a life-long endeavor, and Purdie considers himself as a sculptor of noise, experience, and community. Through this audio-visual exploration, his work examines perception and cognition as it relates to the formation of identity.  “I am Chris Purdie” is a performance piece with 35 performers playing the role of the artist during the his reception, inspired by Purdie’s experience with uncomfortable moments at exhibition receptions and his attempt to escape or lessen them. Website>