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.
 
 
98 titles
 
Wolfgang Scheppe - Taxonomy of The Barricade - Image Acts of Political Authority in May 1968
2021
English edition
forthcoming
An iconographic taxonomy of state and police visual control through almost 500 images from the May 1968 police archives in Paris, accompanied by an essay written by Wolfgang Scheppe.
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.
Claire Scanlon - “ ”
2020
English edition
Around 1999, artist Becky Beasley began writing to her former tutor, Claire Scanlon, who kept her letters but never replied. Years later, in 2016, the two began to intermittently record their conversations, now as friends.
Adam Gibbons - “ ”
2020
English edition
A conversation about Ergonomic Futures, Tyler Coburn's furniture for humans to come.
 Canedicoda - Adagio con buccia
2018
English edition
Artist designer Canedicoda built a a temporary tailor's atelier, where clothes were build directly onto the visitors' bodies. Conceived halfway between a journal and an inventory, this publication documents each phase of the project, collects pictures of the 100 actual garments, as well as participants' feedbacks.
Danilo Correale - They Will Say I Killed Them
2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Publication accompanying the eponymous film by Danilo Correale, They Will Say I Killed Them is an investigation on Italian film projects that were aborted due to censorship, from the 1950s to the 80s.
Alessandro Cicoria - Cicoria - A Brief Account of Alessandro Cicoria\'s Life and Work
2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Cicoria is a visual essay conceived as a stream of images of the Alessandro Cicoria's past and current artworks, put together with apparently no visual coherence by Cicoria himself. A dialogue between the artist and curator Luca Lo Pinto is the map to understand the peculiar attitude behind his work and vision.
Nico Vascellari - Codalunga
2018
English edition
Opened to the public since 2005, Codalunga is a section of Nico Vascellari's studio in Vittorio Veneto devoted to experiments in visual and sound art. This publication documents a project which has been going on for a decade now, gathering artists from all around the world.
James Hoff - “ ”
2018
English edition
An interview with artist James Hoff by theorist writer Marian Kaiser, focusing on Hoff's publishing practice and reflections on books.
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