Inspired by the concept of gnosis as personal knowledge or awareness, and by the opportunity boredom + solitude in nature afford for bodily gnosis through ritualistic or habitual movements, A Short Boredom Film should be viewed in purely emancipatory terms : watch, reflect, repeat, re-enact. 

Alan Cunningham was born in Newry, Ireland. His first book, Count fromZero to One Hundred, was published in 2013. Sovereign Invalid, published by Dostoyevsky Wannabe, came out in 2018. Other works have been published, both on-line and print, with gorse and Minor Literature[s], amongst others. A collection of essays, New Green Fool: Essays After The Green Fool, is forthcoming.


Alan can be found on twitter @alanmcunningham and instagram @alymikeyc