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Nero (46 titles)
 

Rome
Nero is a publishing house specialized in the production of artist's books, editions, and catalogues commissioned by museums, foundations and private collections. Based in Rome, Nero also works in curating, art direction and consulting for cultural projects and contemporary art.
 
2017
Italian edition
forthcoming
Paperback tribute guide to the work of Italian artist Salvatore Mangione (Salvo).

2017
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
forthcoming
Founded by Marinella Senatore, the School of Narrative Dance is an international initiative which proposes an alternative system of education, based on emancipation, inclusion, and self-cultivation. The School implements multidisciplinary projects focusing on storytelling and choreography. This publication documents a workshop at MAXXI, Roma, involving more than 300 people for five months.

2016
English edition
This catalogue gathers works from different periods of the artist's career, though giving particular prominence to his drawings in analog and digital form—the Pixel-Bildli and Hice for Weiss series, or his plastic mosaics. A foreword by Salvatore Lacagnina and a contribution by Arthur Fink introduce the reader to Bruhin's multifarious work, while a conversation with the artist helps unfold his eclectic strategies.

2016
bilingual edition (English / Polish)
The first monograph ever published on the work of Roman Stańczak: an incredible opportunity to discover the work of this influential and yet under-known artist. The publication includes an interview with Stańczak conducted by Zuzanna Hadrys & Michał Lasota and essays by Jan Verwoert, Zofia Krawiec, Łukasz Ronduda in addition to an extensive portfolio of images.

2016
bilingual edition (English / German)
This artist's book documents the wind and weather conditions around the German Pavilion of the 56th Venice Biennial, which were recorded over the period of Nicolai's exhibition by a weather station positioned on the roof (limited, numbered and signed edition).

2016
English edition
temporarily out of stock
The catalogue of Metzger's first extensive overview: divided into sections—each of which is accompanied by a critical text—corresponding to those presented in the exhibition, the publication provides systematic insight into an artistic oeuvre considered as one of the most important in the 20th century (with texts by Mathieu Copeland, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Yoko Ono, Hermann Nitsch…).

2016
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
A hybrid publication beween a catalogue and an artist's book, articulated on two different registers: a flip-book consisting of the frames of the two videos shown in the exhibition at MAXXI, published on all of the right pages in the book; and a section of critical texts and images documenting the exhibition, on the left.

2016
English edition
This artist's book presents a series of polaroids taken from inside a moving car's trunk portraying a dream-like sunbathed Los Angeles landscape, or indeed, an image that is now firmly imprinted in the collective imagination—asphalt, cars and palm trees silhouetted against expansive skies.

2016
English edition
Uniting the artist with two scholars of the Medieval Mediterranean, John Lansdowne and Christopher MacEvitt, this volume illustrates the movement of objects, images, people and places between Palestine and Italy.

2016
bilingual edition (English / Polish)
The publication is the first comprehensive review of Oskar Dawicki's oeuvre. Trained as a painter, it was his practice as a performer and as a post-conceptualist with a singularly fatalistic slant that brought him into the public realm.

2016
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Vitrine is the catalogue of the namesake project organized by GAM museum in Turin. Beginning four years ago, “Vitrine” has as its primary objective the research in the field of contemporary art. The title of the 2015-2016 edition, “Possibilità” (Possibilities), refers to the transformations that take place during one's life and their fluid and uncertain nature which is retraced in art.

2016
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
My House is a Le Corbusier / Broken English is a two-sided book containing two different projects by Cristian Chironi. Intersecting and diverging, both projects raise questions surrounding communication, reading and interpretation and concomitant linguistic and socio-political implications. The double-cover book is divided into two specular sections so the reader can choose to begin with either of the projects.

2016
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
An interactive catalogue in the form of a map with replicas of the works exhibited by the artist at Turin's Palazzo Madama.

2016
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
temporarily out of stock
The book documents a mixed-media installation by Sam Falls where the artist explores ways of faithfully representing time and understanding it through art. For Falls, time is elusive and the future is “filled with meaning” only when it becomes “now”. The present, divided between past and future, has the optimism of production and the melancholy of aging.

2016
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Homeschooling (parental education) is at the center of the performance and video work by Angela Marzullo, who, in analyzing critical texts from the '60s and '70s, recreates them involving her two daughters as protagonists. The publication presents a decade of Marzullo's works, highlighting the evocative value and content of images and text.

2015
English edition
Artist Marc Horowitz has photographed each page of an art catalogue by Phillips, the famous auction house in New York, having placed on the pages the residues of junk food: an irreverent work staging the encounter between art and consumption (artist's book).

2015
Italian edition
The text published in Villa is a risograph printed transcript of a heretofore unpublished manuscript by Emilio Villa, written around 1962 and addressed to the painter Mario Schifano. The publication remains faithful to the original document and thus there have been no spelling or language corrections.

2015
English edition
A provocative interrogation of race and identity in contemporary Italy envisioned by visual artists, scholars and writers from Africa, Europe and the United States exploring new forms of subjectivity and agency shaped by history, immigration and integration, the legacy of colonialism and persistent stereotypes (a project curated by Lyle Ashton Harris, Robert Storr and Peter Benson Miller).

2015
English edition
Niki, Lucy, Lola, Viola collects screenshots of a desktop-performance made by Petra Cortright where virtual erotic dancers perform on various backgrounds. As a result, the pages of the book look like continuous digital collages; synthetic and painterly landscapes populated by the strippers posing for the viewer.

2015
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Sicilia Bambaataa is a booklet, risograph printed, which documents the namesake installation, a “soundscape” within the Museo Civico in Castelbuono, Sicily which plays in loop, repeating the audio recording of the dawn chorus, slowly diminishing as the city awakes.

2015
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
The exhibition Canto di strada placed Fulton's & Höpfner's work side by side identifying a common ground for comparison in a 14-day walking journey through the Supramonte and Gennargentu mountains in Sardinia. The artists undertook separate journeys, experiencing a total immersion in the harsh environment without even meeting each other. Their respective approaches have been documented in two separate booklets.

2015
English edition
This artist's book by Elisabetta Benassi is a faithful reproduction of an original pamphlet by Mark Twain.

2015
English edition
In this catalogue, Charles Mayton interrogates the techniques, vocabulary and conventions of painting, exploring the essence of the table.

2015
English edition
Labics: Structures covers an installation of 50 architectural models realized by the studio Labics between 2014 and 2015.

2015
English edition
A selection of xerox copies coming from original drawings reproduced by hand fifty times by twenty artists as part of an editorial game organized by Fabio Marco Micheli and Gigotti Pirovino in 2014 (limited edition).

2015
English edition
A collection of nightclub VIP bottle service receipts.

2015
English edition
€35.00 €20.00
Inspired by Persian tapestry, Kour Pour's paintings are highlighting the artist's interest in the cyclic life of images, shifted back-and-forth between the online realm and the material world. This first monograph includes images of all the paintings on display, some installation views and a photographic documentation of the art work’s making process, along with an essay by the curator Nicola Ricciardi.

2015
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
€18.00 €12.00
Luca Trevisiani stamps images derived from antique herbaria and design magazines on objects with heterogeneous surfaces (textiles, clothing, tropical leaves, minerals).

2015
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
€17.00 €10.00
Twenty-nine artists invest a forgotten building site in Roma during 72 consecutive hours without any institutional oversight.

2015
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Catalogue / artist's book.

2015
English edition
Artist's book / catalogue.

2015
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
An overview of Giuseppe Stampone's recent works.

2015
texts in English, Italian, German, French
An attempt to question the possibility of understanding a territory by following its geography.

2015
English edition
A publication curated by the Berlin-based platform V4ULT, that explores interfaces in relation to spatial dimensions, both physical and digital, and suggests ways to design more responsive environments.

2015
English edition
This wide format book is a collection of snapshots from the exhibition of the same name (Depart Foundation Rome), which have a melancholy aspect and invoke personal recollections of places and events. These photographs explore the sense of nostalgia and of lost innocence in the transition from childhood to adulthood.

2015
édition bilingue (English / Italian)
A project about the issue of animation and cinema in the field of visual arts, and the possibility to give life to the draw, the silhouette, the puppet, or the photographic image.

2015
bilingual edition (English / Polish)
Disordered Structures is a book of drawings by the Polish sculptor and installation artist, which documents her artistic research on structures and constructions.

2015
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Doris Maninger's drawings (artist's book).

2014
English edition
A research project in progress developed by the artist Johanna Viprey: the book narrates the encounter that has led the artist to investigate the personal history of Jeff Perkins, American performer painter and documentary filmmaker, from an anthropological perspective.

2014
bilingual edition (English / French)
A book that documents an oral presentation given by Pierre Bal-Blanc to a jury of professionals, as part of his application to curate the 7th Berlin Biennale. Devised as an exhibition in several acts, the session adheres to the rules of a score performed by its author or by a third party.

2013
English edition
The catalogue of Koki Tanaka's exhibition for the Japan Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale.

2013
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
A narrative book which tells about personal events through a collage of texts and images.

2016
English edition
out of print
This catalogue documents the first Italian retrospective on the photographic activity of Twombly held at the American Academy in Rome.

2015
out of print
A sound installation and collaborative project with a survival station for the homeless in Cologne (color vinyl, with David Sylvian, Demdike Stare, Pye Corner Audio, Pluramon...).

2015
English edition
out of print
This vinyl edition collects several field-recordings of Matteo Nasini's aeolian instruments, executed by the artist in different places and conditions. Together with the vinyl, the edition presents eight large-format artist's prints related to the same practice.

2015
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
out of print
A photographic documentation, with some critical essays, of the artist's exhibition at Galleria Borghese where three multimedia works are displayed on freestanding structures inspired by the paintings of Caravaggio: a meditation on our fondness for contemplating images of mortality or death, and the different ways of manipulating viewer experience.