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n.1.The impression of a vivid sensation retained by the retina of the eye after the cause has been removed; also extended to impressions left of tones, smells, etc.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Fascinated by distortion, glitch effects, and after-image impressions, the artist wants his images to pulsate as restlessly as virtual space.
Barthes's story from the first chapter returns, as if it were a shadow figure (or unfigure) in Walter Benjamin's reading of an after-image of a feeling that returns, outside its own time, as the flaneur walks along a street.
Indeed, it is perhaps this intimacy with the landscape that is most effectively transmitted through the translation, as an after-image of Puppo's own process of encounter with the poem through curiosity about the legends of Mount Canigo, a symbol of Catalonia's past grandeur that continues to inspire artists north and south of the French border.
Other topics examined include revisionism and symbolic violence, and the TV documentary as an after-image of war.
Two performance works examined by South African choreographer Mamela Nyarnza use physical theatre to convey the devastating 'after-image' legacies of apartheid.
The flash was so bright that I was getting an after-image silhouette of the iron sights in my retinas.
But neither does she allow the reader to wallow in grim images of an economically and spiritually deprived backwater, an after-image burned into our minds by the kitchen-sink realism of the 1960s and 1970s.
So what we have here is a narrative--trendily postmodern, with an "After-Image" instead of a conclusion--but nonetheless a fairly teleological narrative of disintegration and reconstruction/restoration of the sovereign ruler.
By giving the Nimiipuu not only the "last word" but also the "after-image; which imprints the human side of allotment on the reader's mind, Tonkovich successfully yokes the Euro-American women's photographic record of the era with Native visual representations of their own unique perspectives on the period and its policies.
Notably, their experimental results showed that the after-effects moved when the eyes moved, just as the green after-image from adapting to red moves when we move our eyes.