Megalith 6 by Panayiotis Terzis / 28 pages, risograph printed by Mega Press
Megalith 6 is the latest publication of works by Mega Press founder Panayiotis Terzis. This edition feature a series of drawings created during the pandemic in a combined analog and digital drawing technique. Featuring recurring images of geometric fruits arrangements, stoic or expressive cyborg faces, and stiff, digital landscapes, this body of work conveys a feeling of the “sci-fi domestic” during lockdown.
Panayiotis Terzis is an artist, printer and publisher based in New York City. Born in Greece and relocated to the United States at an early age, he is a citizen of both nations but knows that his corporeal vessel belongs to the universe. His work has been published by Nieves, Fantagraphics, Landfill Editions, Vice Magazine, and other platforms, and has been exhibited widely across the US and globally including at the Elizabeth Foundation, Printed Matter Inc., the Swiss Institute, the Pera Museum (Istanbul), Andreas Melas Presents (Athens, Greece) and the Greek Consulate in New York. He has worked as an illustrator and textile designer with brands and labels such as American Apparel, Digitaria, Lurid Records, and others. Terzis is also the founder of the Risograph publishing platform Mega Press. His artist books, zines and print editions are held in the permanent collection of the MoMA Library, the Brooklyn Museum, the New York Public Library and the collection of Stanford University among others. He teaches printmaking and Risograph printing at the School of Visual Arts and Parsons in New York City, and is a co-founder of the SVA RisoLAB.