NOW (New Operation Wave) is an operational network, a platform between different public and private institutions, Italian and foreign, born at the end of 2014 to connect and create together artistic and cultural initiatives and activities. The network coordinated by Zerynthia, Rome involves as a partner Accademia Belle Arti di Roma; Brera Academy, Milan; Antonio Ratti Foundation, Como; Wiels, Brussels and De Appel, Amsterdam. The main purpose of NOW is related to the areas of training, research and experimentation. The “common” operation includes the organization among the partners of the network of study days and workshops with students of the curatorial courses and with young artists. The first meeting was held on 9 and 10 April 2015 at the headquarters of the Antonio Ratti Foundation in Como and was dedicated to the theme of “Publics”.