NERO is an international publishing house devoted to art, criticism and contemporary culture. Founded in Rome in 2004, it publishes artists’ books, catalogs, editions and essays.
NERO explores present and future imaginaries beyond any field of specialization, format or code – as visual arts, music, philosophy, politics, aesthetics or fictional narrations – extensively investigating unconventional perspectives and provocative outlooks to decipher the essence of this ever changing reality.
is an informal group of contemporary art workers formed in response to the current crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic.AWI includes all figures who operate in the fields of research, production, exhibition and mediation of contemporary art, gathered to communicate our demands with a single independent voice. The group engages in collaborative research practices, and works towards the recognition and protection of contemporary art workers through specific inquiries and the articulation of concrete proposals both in response to the ongoing emergency and in the long term.