Accessibility and Heritage

In this short film Justin explains the Internal Garden process, how the equipment works and it is set up. Justin also explains how the project is vital for our well-being and have a direct positive effect on our mental health today.

The film also describes how internal garden is also about widening access to heritage and how it allows and engagement with engage diverse voices, creating an immediate embodied connection between disabled people , plants and heritage.

Internal Garden allows us to see plants from a disabled-first perspective and puts the power of interpretation into the hands of disabled people who are experts in experiencing the world in a non-verbal and tactile way. People with complex disabilities are able to create deeper and more immediate connections with plant-life and nature in a way that wouldn’t otherwise be possible. This opens up new conversations and has enables people from diverse backgrounds to come together to share new experiences.

Internal Garden Factsheet (pdf)

Internal Garden Factsheet – Simplified (pdf)

Audio Descriptive version

Captions version

Film credits : filmed and edited by Keep It Reel –
Filmed on location at The Lost Gardens Of Heligan