The Boredom Project

by Annie Higgen in Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom

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This project is about boredom. And it’s going to be exciting.

by Annie Higgen in Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Crowd

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Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£3 or more

Become a named supporter

Your name will be listed among the project supporters on the project website.

£7 or more

Bookmark Reward

In addition to becoming a named supporter, you will also receive a bookmark with one of my original poems and matching design. The full colour double-sided bookmark is printed on 400gsm board with a matte laminate finish. Dimensions: 17.3 cm x 5.5 cm.

£7 or more

Be the BoreMob

Participate in flashmob-style events about boredom. Receive invitations to bi-monthly BoreMobs to help raise awareness about boredom. Participate on your own or with a group of friends. BoreMob participants will also become named supporters.

£10 or more

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One-Off Artefact

In addition to becoming a named supporter, you will also receive a one-off artefact linked to my research project. One-off artefacts will be accompanied by a handwritten letter explaining their significance for the project and may be posted at any point in the next three years. Get ready to be surprised by a little part of the Boredom Project.

£15 or more

Tote Bag Reward

In addition to my eternal gratitude and the bookmark reward, you will also receive a screen-printed tote bag with one of my original poems and matching design. The bag is made of 100% 140gsm weight cotton fabric with 38cm handles. Choose one of four designs.

£15 or more

The Activist Colouring Book

In addition to my eternal gratitude and the bookmark reward, you will also receive the Activist Colouring Book. The colouring book is A5 and contains 12 pages of colouring fun which will unlock access to online inspirations to fire up your inner activist.

£25 or more

T-Shirt Reward

In addition to my eternal gratitude and the bookmark reward, you will also receive a screen-printed t-shirt with one of my original poems and matching design. The t-shirt is a unisex crew neck made from 100% organic cotton. Available sizes: S – 34-36” // M – 36-38” // L – 38-40” // XL – 40-42” // XXL – 43-44” // XXXL – 45-47” Choose one of four designs.

£50 or more

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Be the SoundCrowd

In addition to my eternal gratitude and becoming a named supporter, you will be one of only ten supporters who can contribute to one of my original sound artworks. Discover your inner sound artist by contributing a sound recording of up to 30 seconds which will become part of one of my sound artworks. I am aiming to submit this work for broadcast at Radiophrenia Glasgow or similar opportunities in the next year.

£50 or more

T-shirt and Tote Bag Reward

In addition to my eternal gratitude and the bookmark reward, you will also receive both the screen-printed t-shirt and screen-printed tote bag with one of my original poems and matching design. Choose one of four tote bag designs and one of four t-shirt designs.

£100 or more

Get named in my PhD thesis

In addition to my eternal gratitude and the bookmark, tote bag and t-shirt, a personal thank to you will be included in the acknowledgements section of my thesis.

£125 or more

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The Boredom Project Scrapbook Subscription

Subscribers will receive an empty scrapbook at the beginning of the project. Throughout the next 2.5 years, you will then receive monthly post from me. Each month you will get a new little artefact to add to the scrapbook. Subscribers can simply collect my contributions or add their own boredom-related elements to the book. All subscribers will be invited to loan their books to me at the end of the project for exhibition at my final show at DJCAD

£500 or more

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Your Custom Poem or Sound Artwork

On the basis of your choice of topic I will create an original poem or sound work for you. You will also be named in my PhD thesis. Delivery of poem or sound work in digital format (PDF / MP3).

£1,000 or more

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Exclusive Event Access

You will receive an invitation to attend an exclusive art event in Glasgow or Dundee to celebrate the conclusion of my PhD project. The event will feature the most important artworks created during the project as well as performances, readings and installations by fellow artists and poets. You will also be named in my PhD thesis.

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