My work 'A Minute in my Life' is modelled on the concept of a sensory room. This work was conceived due to my issues as an Autistic individual. I want to replicate how I experience the world in a way others can engage with. This is done with the aid of sensory equipment and lighting within a controlled environment. I feel that the only way people can thoroughly understand what a disability is like to live with, is to experience some aspect of it. That is why this work invites the audience to engage with it, with the sound chamber giving a glimpse of what it is like to have an audio sensitivity. The rest of the room is designed to act as a calming area after a difficult experience within the chamber. I have included sensory aids I use within my personal life as I navigate the world as an Autistic person.
A Minute in My Life