Breaking Solitude – net performance and chat – 29 October 2007, 7pm GMT

“Breaking solitude” is a project of Annie Abrahams and ( and

In this series they propose Web meetings of about 20 minutes long using chat and streaming to experiment new ways of being together. Each meeting starts with a performance of an artist. The entrance of the web-salon is limited to 30 people. People registered on the site of panoplie (it is free) can take part in the chat (English or French) and will have priority over the others, which can nevertheless assist as “voyeurs” within the limit of the places available.

The artists invited in the second season of “Breaking Solitude” are : Florian Fernandez, Aya Karpinska, Igor Stromajer, Anne-James Chaton, MTAA and Helen Varley Jamieson.

“Breaking Solitude” “Second Season” : a series of 6 Net performances between October 29, 2007 and January 28, 2008.

Composed by a collective of artists from very different horizons, Web and non Web, the online magazine aims to be a platform for exchange between artists and Net surfers : Calls for participation, performances, writings and follow-ups of artistic projects and events are mixed to propose an original approach and highlight problematics of art on the Net. In projects like “Why Rock” (2005), “Habiter” (2006 ) and “Robots” (2007), also treats universal themes in a contemporary way and makes them accessible to a larger public. While collaborating with galleries and official art institutions helps to discover and instore new artistic practices in the realm of traditional art.