The Persistent Afterimage

Kamila Sipika

The Hague


Stare into the maxed out brightness of the screen or the sun shape, withholding the gaze the surrounding immediately becomes darker and with closing eyes, the optical echo of the screen will remain. Focused on the afterimage that arises from the residual activity, retaining light after the source is gone. The paintings are generated images of such a situation's memories. And as painting medium is flattened, reproduced, edited, and distributed across multiple systems and devices, the blur posses its metaphorical dimension.