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Dasvant is a noncommercial showcase for us to exhibit the work we have shot/done/distorted. It's our turn to get behind the camera. Sorry for the the glitches and mistakes.


Dasvant is derived from the word das[u]vant in Hittite language. It means blind. We have chosen it as a title for its obvious irony and as a small tribute to the cultural heritage of the land on which we live.






dasvant is a project of stb

read more Roots 

posted on 27.09.2016 

"Our roots are in the dark; the earth is our country. Why did we look up for blessing — instead of around, and down? What hope we have lies there. Not in the sky full of orbiting spy-eyes and weaponry, but in the earth we have looked down upon. Not from above, but from below. Not in the light that blinds, but in the dark that nourishes, where human beings grow human souls."

Ursula K. Le Guin


by Ozlem Mengiliboru
11-17.09.2016, East Black Sea forests


read more East Black Sea 

posted on 21.09.2016 

by Can Mengiliboru


Firtina River
Canon EOS 5dmkII, ISO 50, f/22, 1.3 sn., 24-105@24 mm



read more 13.03.2016 Guvenpark 

posted on 11.05.2016 

by Can Mengilibörü


read more Naked Eye 

posted on 31.03.2016 

AsiKeci - GozGozuGor exhibition
Video: Ozlem Mengiliboru


read more Bak 

posted on 31.03.2016 

Bak / Can Mengiliboru

10/10/2015 explosion, Ankara Central railway station

AsiKeci - GozGozuGor exhibition



read more Goz Gozu Gor 

posted on 08.12.2015 

GozGozuGor - AsiKeci

Ankara sanat inisiyatifi - net art exhibition teaser.

Video: Ozlem Mengiliboru


read more Suruc 

posted on 11.09.2015 

On July 20, an ISIL militant, infiltrating the group of youths gathered in Suruç about to depart for Kobane in an effort to help with the reconctruction of the city, detonated the bomb strapped to his body. 33 young people died. All that was left were the backpacks containing toys for the kids of Kobane.

20x25 cm Alumitype (wet plate collodion positive, ambrotype, on aluminium), Industar-37 300 mm f/ 4.5 Lens, 00:22@f/4.5, gum sandarac varnished, by Can Mengilibörü


read more Swan Story 

posted on 11.06.2015 

Origami Swan, Kugulu Park, Ankara Turkey, 23-30/05/2015

by Ozlem Mengiliboru


read more Ambrotype 

posted on 30.03.2015 

Wet plate collodion
Black glass 10x12,5 cm (~4x5 inch)
DIY sliding box camera

by Can Mengiliboru




read more AsiKeci 4: Forum Muhabbeti 

posted on 13.03.2015 

Ankara sanat inisiyatifi
Video: Ozlem Mengiliboru


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