February 2011

One of the challenges in editing a journal as diverse as Fogged Clarity is maintaining a unified aesthetic throughout each issue. In truth, we don’t always accomplish this, and there have been cases where we’ve attempted to create cohesion between pieces where none could or should exist. Other times, however, a natural synthesis emerges almost… More

Laura Bell & Ian Ganassi

Laura Bell, a painter based in NYC, and Ian Ganassi, a poet living in New Haven, met when both were artists-in-residence at the Millay Colony for the Arts. In 2005 they entered into the collaboration that resulted in the ongoing series “The Corpses,” a group of collages that began with a half-finished poem and several hand-scrawled phrases on a piece of printer paper stained with coffee rings that Ganassi mailed to Bell… More

Harold Ross

Night Statement: The negative effects of time have often been addressed by artists and writers. However, I’m convinced that beauty isn’t necessarily diminished when something is “past its prime.” Indeed, I feel that effects of the “ravages of time” can be quite exquisite. Photography, by its very nature, is born of and lives in the… More

January 2011

As we leave 2010, I can’t help but reflect upon how my conception of art and the overall aesthetic of Fogged Clarity have shifted over the past two years. When we began this project, the unifying theme behind the journal was to publish work that was a response to, or expression of, hurt. I recognize… More

Martin Miller

I Am War – It erupts again, possessing in full, that fury to survive and acquit without shame.
For some, mere lines in sand, for me, echoing horror ringing from stone to stone from stump to stump.
I am changed, mild to fierce… More