From the Outside In: In exploring the lives of others, what are the virtues of an outsider’s position? Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa on the work of Dana Lixenberg, Petra Stavast and Max Pincker Aperture Blog, March 2016 What did the participants hope would result from their share in this common ritual? At the least, they knew themselves […]



Roma Publications #232,
co-published by Fw:Books
Design Hans Gremmen
242 pages
17×24 cm
isbn 978 94 90119 27 0




Exhibition at Marres
Maastricht, NL
June – July 2015


The book’s space interviews: Ramya

Interview by Chiara Capodici with artist Petra Stavast and book designer Hans Gremmen.
Treterzi, October 2016

What is the framed structure of this book? HG: We started off with the small booklet Petra made of Ramya in 2002, so the first 64 pages of the book are similar to that, or at least on the right pages: we inserted related images Petra took in 2012 on the left pages. Following, we […]


Ramya Review by Jim Reed

GUP magazine, October 2014

Bodies of work used to more frequently highlight the courage of artists who are faithful to a subject, the dedication to organising and replicating something you love over a long period of time (think Monet, water lilies). Petra Stavast has poured her love into Ramya, a 222-page book of dedication to the photographer’s friend and […]