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2018 SPE Annual Conference: Uncertain Times: Borders, Refuge, Community, Nationhood / Hosted by The University of the Arts

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Abbey Hepner

SPE Member since 2009
Member Chapter: Southwest

Caretaker Robots

Inspired by witnessing caretaker and comfort robots for the elderly, I question the psychological need to care and be cared for. The robot's face is a screen, a metaphor for the many technologies- smartphones and computers- that alluringly mediate our relationships.

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