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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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But not 'after-images' which is the title of an exhibition of artworks by Mahbub Shah under way at the Canvas Art Gallery.
"Composed of multiple scores drawn from the many scales of Sharjah as city, emirate and peninsular territory, these after-images and after-forms circumnavigate global history, meeting through the confluence of the Gulfs of Mexico and Oman and the Atlantic and Indian Oceans in a dialogue between the Americas and the Emirates.
His paintings are like after-images, filled with desolate sensations of newly discovered places, where no human presence is seen, itself suggestive of a sense of privacy, isolation and emptiness.
They also address the relationship between Kantor and Stanislaw Wyspianski, Jacek Malczewski, and Bruno Schulz; the role of after-images in his art; parallels to the work of Beuys; heritage and identity in his work; and comparisons to Jerzy Grotowski, Joseph Chaikin, Jerzy Grzegorzewski, Christoph Schlingensief, and others.
"Photostress can startle and disorient drivers, and also cause after-images that interfere with vision.
The initial effects can be glare, after-images, pain or discomfort, and temporary blindness.
By Thursday the judges' neon crosses were appearing as hallucinatory after-images in my sight.
The audit trails must be detailed enough to capture before- and after-images of database changes.
This 12-minute stop-motion video guides the viewer through a rococo, post-apocalyptic urban setting, where animated lamps and deteriorating mannequins cohabitate with the ghostly after-images of departed humans and the texts they've written about themselves.
The themes are remaking fidelity, after-images, reproducing the past, and afterlives.
The high refresh rate eliminates blur and after-images in fast-paced action scenes.