Tatum Shaw

Tatum Shaw is a photographer and advertising copywriter originally from Cartersville, GA, currently based in Portland, OR. He most recently published a book in the form of a postcard set, documenting a road trip through the south, entitled Wonderland Trail. When he is not creating photographs, he creates ads for clients such as Nike, Apple, Coca-Cola, Target, and Google.  Today we share his series, Wonderland Trail.

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Wonderland Trail 

In the summer of 2013, I took a road trip that began in New Orleans and finally wound its way into the mountains of North Carolina, ending at the abandoned summerhouse of my grandparents. Their home, which I hadn’t visited since childhood, resides on the very road for which this series is named.

I view this project as a love letter to my grandparent’s mountain home (soon to be sold), the memories I have from there, as well as a memento of all the towns I visited on the way to our reunion. Consider this series laced with a heavy dose of childhood wonder and nostalgia.

Welcome to Wonderland Trail.

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To view more of Tatum’s work, please visit his website.

Issue No.13 – Call For Entry!

Susan Laney
Laney Contemporary
Savannah, Georgia

Aint–Bad No. 13 Call For Entry is officially open! We are teaming up with a new group of guest curators and editors from all over to collaborate on a publication that seeks the best contemporary photography being made today! Learn more about each of these talented curators and submit today!

Susan Laney is the director of Laney Contemporary Fine Art and manager of the Jack Leigh estate. The gallery specializes in photography and contemporary art with a focus on the South. She is currently co-curating an Elaine Mayes exhibition to open in Fall, 2018 at the SCAD Museum of Art.

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