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.
 
 
80 titles
 
A gesture waves us on, answering our own wave is
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.
Matteo Nasini - The Sudden Gust (vinyl LP + prints)
2015
English edition
sold out
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.
Mat Collishaw - Black Mirror
2015
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
sold out
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.
Pierre Bal-Blanc - Draft Score For an Exhibition
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.
Johanna Viprey - The Artist As A Cabdriver - A Methodological Journey with Jeff Perkins, Professional Outsider
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.
Koki Tanaka - Abstract speaking sharing uncertainty and collective acts
2013
English edition
The catalogue of Koki Tanaka's exhibition for the Japan Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale.
Seb Patane - The Foreigners Stand Still
2013
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
A narrative book which tells about personal events through a collage of texts and images.
Elisabetta Benassi - All I Remember
2011
English edition
Conceived as an artist's book as well as a work of art, All I remember, is a collection of 477 backs of photos retrieved from the archives of the most important daily newspapers in the world, collected and photographed by the artist over the last three years. Benassi has selected the most significant photos of the 20th century in a backwards route through personal and collective memories.
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