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Matthew Raviotta is a designer living in New York and born in the suburbs of New Orleans. He is interested in aesthetic obscenity, trends, and mainstream niche communities. He graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design.
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April 17th, 2017
New Proverbs Featured in New York Magazine
Badlands' New Proverbs signs are featured in the Art & Design issue of New York Magazine in an article about political art by Carl Swanson along with an image from the New Proverbs photo shoot by Matthew Raviotta and Burke Battelle. Describing the work Badlands has been making since the election... more
December 5th, 2016
Matthew Raviotta Interviewed for DIS Magazine About "Decrophilia"
Matthew Raviotta was interviewed by Ada O'Higgins for DIS Magazine about his artist ebook, Decrophilia. They discuss the themes of the book such as suburbia, sickness, cleanliness, comfort, and candle culture alongside some spreads from the ebook."The home is an extension of the self; the illusion o... more
October 12th, 2016
Spike Art Quarterly Highlights Artist Ebook Series
Spike Art Quarterly features Badlands' series of artist ebooks that were released over the summer in its Autumn 2016 issue in an article by Harry Burke, calling them "...maximalist affairs, saturated in imagery," He goes on to discuss how ebooks have transcended the constrictions of print books and ... more
July 19th, 2016
diSONARE Magazine Covers Artist Ebook Guerilla Poster Campaign
Mexico City-based magazine, diSONARE, posted a piece about Badlands' artist ebook series and our subsequent guerrilla poster campaign for it, saying: "Con esta campaña, Badlands Unlimited expande el impacto de sus publicaciones, incursionando incluso en posicionamientos políticos y sociales, de cara... more
June 21st, 2016
New Artist Ebooks Politicize Daily Life Says Art in America
Art in America's Steven Zultanski recently wrote a comprehensive review of Badlands' new artist ebook series highlighting those by Georgia Sagri, Amy Lien & Enzo Camacho, Howie Chen, and Magnus Schaefer as well as discussing our poster campaign across New York and Brooklyn. He says what unites t... more
June 11th, 2016
New Artist E-Books Now Available
Badlands Unlimited is pleased to announce the publication of a new series of artist e-books. A result of Badlands’ commitment to publishing experimental works in digital forms, each e-book utilizes the digital in its own way, pushing the limits of what a book can be. The authors come from the wo... more