persistence of vision


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persistence of vision

[pər′sis·təns əv ′vizh·ən]
(physiology)
The ability of the eye to retain the impression of an image for a short time after the image has disappeared.
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BUDDING scientists at President Kennedy School spent a special day in the labs working on challenging chemical and physics experiments The Year 8 cohort worked on extracting and isolating DNA from kiwi fruit, generating electricity with magnets and coils of wire, electroplating (copper plating metals), constructing a zoetrope to explore early moving pictures and the persistence of vision, and making plastic out of milk.
Annie and Ricki have been recognized with the Best Female Filmmakers Award - San Diego Film Festival, Adrienne Shelly Excellence in Filmmaking Award and Lena Sharpe/Women in Cinema Persistence of Vision Award-Seattle International Film Festival.
EXHIBITIONS Astrid Kirchherr: A Retrospective, Victoria Gallery and Museum, until January 29; Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure, Merseyside Maritime Museum, until January 3; Drer and Italy, above, Lady Lever, until September 26; Persistence of Vision, FACT, until September 5; Beyond The Boundary, International Slavery Museum, until September 12; Arabicity: Such a Near East, The Bluecoat, until September 5; Hitched: Wedding Clothes and Costumes, Sudley House, until spring, 2011.
TheWood Street centre has launched its latest exhibition, Persistence Of Vision.
This footage was shaped into the short television him, Persistence of Vision.
The persistence of vision, the psychophysiological phenomenon that accounts for movement in film, is here proposed as a condensed figure for our fundamental lack of presence, our inability to exist in the moment, to see what is right there in front of our eyes.
Anthony's persistence of vision sometimes meant joining forces with dubious allies - she looked the other way as African-American women were banned from outposts of the organization run by religious Southern women, seriously compromising the movement; Stanton's progressive views eventually got her booted from the very organization she created.
This uses an illuminated, rapidly rotating LED bar to play video within a transparent cylinder, using persistence of vision.
EXHIBITIONS Astrid Kirchherr: A Retrospective, Victoria Gallery and Museum, until January 29; Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure, Merseyside Maritime Museum, until January 3; Drer and Italy, Lady Lever, until September 26; Persistence of Vision, FACT, until September 5; Beyond The Boundary, International Slavery Museum, until September 12; Arabicity: Such a Near East, The Bluecoat, until September 5; Hitched: Wedding Clothes and Costumes, above, Sudley House, until spring, 2011.
Identification of persistence of vision can be traced to experiments by Newton and later to nineteenth-century Belgian scientist, Joseph Plateau.
PERSISTENCE of Vision, a group exhibition by artists Manuel Acevedo, Semonara Chowdhury, Richard Flint and Graham Gussin, is on at the Light House gallery in Wolverhampton from Monday until July 13.
Quinn, Medicine Woman: When a Child is Born,'' CBS; ``Saturday Night Live: Quentin Tarantino,'' NBC; ``Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Our Man Bashir,'' syndicated; ``Star Trek: Voyager: Persistence of Vision,'' UPN; ``3rd Rock From the Sun: The Dicks They Are a Changin,' '' NBC.