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
 
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.