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Lia Ditton, one of the UK???s professional female sailors and an artist. She entered her first solo Trans-Atlantic Yacht race, the 2005 Faraday Mill OSTAR in order to live the subject of her art. Out of 43 entrants, Lia was not only the youngest competitor but the only woman to finish in the smallest trimaran in the fleet. In June 2006, at the Chelsea College of Art, will be staging a live 24/7 interactive art installation called ???Absolute Solitude??? where she will live for 28 days non-stop in a 40ft by 28ft wide racing Trimaran. The work will be a static re-enactment of her transat. For more details see http://www.1woman1boat.com or http://www.LiaDitton.com.

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