Nero

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.
 
Zineb Sedira - Forms of Desire - Algiers
2021
English edition
The first of three issues of a periodical charting the artistic journey of Zineb Sedira in the run up to her presentation for the French Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale (2022).
Zineb Sedira - Les formes du désir - Alger
2021
French edition
The first of three issues of a periodical charting the artistic journey of Zineb Sedira in the run up to her presentation for the French Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale (2022).
Wolfgang Scheppe - Taxonomy of The Barricade - Image Acts of Political Authority in Paris, May 1968
2021
English edition
An iconographic taxonomy—researched, conceived, and ideated by Wolfgang Scheppe, also author of the book's final essay—that traces the state and police visual control through almost 500 images from the May 1968 police archives in Paris.
Shifting Views on Italian Art
2021
English edition
A critical analysis of the format of the curatorial residency as a research model.
The Missing Planet - Visions and re-visions of Soviet Times
2021
English edition
The history of Soviet and post-Soviet art from 1970 to the present through the essays of thirty authors and the works of more than fifty artists.
Julien Carreyn - Le Moulin des Ribes
2021
English edition
A bucolic pictorial / photographic project by Julien Carreyn around a French watermill.
Simone Forti - News Animations
2021
English edition
A reference book containing all the transcripts of Simone Forti's News Animations.
Angelo Plessas - Experimental Education Protocol III
2021
English edition
The report of the third edition of The Experimental Education Protocol, an alternative educational model imagined by the artist Angelo Plessas, organized in the form of a sailboat cruise in the Aegean Sea.
Marialba Russo - Public Sex
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Marialba Russo's collection of photographs of Italian porno film posters from the 1970s, questioning both the view of the original images and their later exhibition.
Chiara Fumai - Poems I Will Never Release, 2007-2017
2021
English edition
First retrospective monograph: an essential resource for any in-depth critical study of Chiara Fumai's work and thought, including a first systematic analysis of her oeuvre.
Liu Xiaodong - New England
2021
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
The volume New England brings together a series of portraits by Liu Xiaodong of homonymous subjects. The project represents the artist's search to portray a generation of young Chinese professionals who have moved to London to try and follow their dreams.
Protext! (2 volumes)
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
The possible role of weaving as a transgressive practice, as a weapon of protest and sabotage.
Micol Assaël - Λ (Lambda)
2021
English edition
Λ (Lambda) is an artist book by Micol Assaël which collects a series of 72 drawings made by the artist starting in 2011 as a reflection on light.
Jacopo Benassi - FAGS
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
A photo book by Jacopo Benassi that brings together images in which the artist portrays and documents his own intimacy over a 25-year period, from the day he announced his homosexuality: a human journey comprising meetings that have left an indelible sign on his personal story as an artist. 
Rä di Martino - Afterall (A Space Mambo)
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Publication based on the eponymous futuristic / dystopian project of the Italian artist and film-maker.
Sara Enrico - The Jumpsuit Theme
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
The series of works developed by Sara Enrico around the concept of the textile jumpsuit.
Orietta Lanzarini - The Living Museums - Franco Albini – BBPR – Lina Bo Bardi – Carlo Scarpa
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
An analysis of four museums by architectural historian Orietta Lanzarini, built between the 1940s and 1960s, and set up by four of the most groundbreaking Italian architects of the 20th century.
Giovanna Silva - Roma - Never Walk on Crowded Streets
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
The Milanese photographer and long-distance traveler captures the light (and visual contrasts) of Rome while walking through the city.
Insufficient Armour
2020
English edition
A body of essays and visual contributions by radical theorists around the prosthesis and the "augmented body" issues.
Soggetto nomade
2020
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Female identity through the images of five Italian women photographers, 1965-1985: a reflection on identity and its representation in recent history.
Riccardo Benassi - Morestalgia
2020
English edition
Monograph / artist's book.
Boris Rebetez - Common Tales
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Retrospective monograph.
Marcin Rusak - Encoded Symbols
2020
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
This book is dedicated to the work of Marcin Rusak, as part of a series of monographs on the thought and work of young contemporary designers.
Roberto Sironi - Encoded Symbols
2020
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
This book is dedicated to the work of Roberto Sironi, as part of a series of monographs on the thought and work of young contemporary designers. The activity of the Italian designer unfolds through highly symbolic projects, based on his personal interest in anthropology and ethnology.
 Am Nuden Da - Let\'s Not Dispute The Useless. …
2020
English edition
The content of this book is the result of a series of solo exhibitions; staged outside of any gallery space, visually undocumented, and taking place without visitors.
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