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Paro in the Corner

Small child gives Paro a kiss

Since February the Digital Futures Lab has been home to Paro, the therapeutic seal. Paro is an interactive robot designed to administer the benefits of animal therapy for aged and special care environments, improving the socialisation of patients and caregivers and significantly reducing loneliness and stress. With five sensors (tactile, light, auditory, temperature, and posture) … Read more

Transforming the legacy of Tindale

Annie Ah Sam (A)

Powerful portraits by Queensland artist Vernon Ah Kee capture the people behind the work of anthropologist Norman Tindale in a new exhibition at SLQ. Transforming Tindale, on from tomorrow, Thu 6 Sep until Sun 9 Dec, combines Vernon Ah Kee’s work with photographs collected by Norman Tindale in the 1930s. Vernon Ah Kee has created evocative artworks … Read more