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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 Salis, Solis, Lunam 

posted on 21.08.2014 

09.08.2014, Kulu (Duden) Lake and Lake Tuz, Turkey

Salis Solis Lunam: Salt Sun Moon

Photo & Video: Ozlem & Can Mengiliboru


read more Coating Paper for Alternative Printing 

posted on 23.07.2014 

Coating Paper for Alternative Printing by Loris Medici

read more Preparing Cyanotype Emulsion 

posted on 24.06.2014 

Preparing Cyanotype Emulsion
by Serdar Bilici

Cyanotype A (400 ml)
Distilled Water
100 gr Ammonium Ferric Citrate
20 ml Hydrogen Peroxide
1 gr Sodium Benzoate
4 gr Oxalic Acid (Optional)

Cyanotype B (400 ml)
Distilled Water
48 gr Potassium Ferricyanide
0,8 gr Ammonium Dichromate (Optional)

read more trends in photography 

posted on 03.02.2014 

Photos: Ozlem & Can Mengiliboru

Star trails
Kizilcahamam, Ankara, 01.01.2014




read more hyacinth in water 

posted on 15.01.2014 

27 November 2013
Hyacinth bulbs in water in a dark cold area

6 January 2014
The roots has grown and the top has begun to elongate after six weeks


read more photos 3 

posted on 31.12.2013 

2013 - a visual summary by dasvant


Origami owls, January 2013


read more eylemde 

posted on 09.12.2013 

07.09.2013, Ankara 100. Yıl, Turkey

read more #direngezi 

posted on 12.08.2013 

#direngezi, #direnankara, #occupygezi

read more blue 

posted on 24.07.2013 

Karaburun, Izmir-Turkey, July 2013

Photos: Can Mengiliboru



read more civilitatem 

posted on 08.07.2013 

Highly simplified, slightly distorted, completely personal history of civilization.

Note: Objects are regional, other geographies may have given rise to different events.

Video by Ozlem Mengiliboru
Music: Funeral Part 1-In The Nursery
Canon EOS 5D mark ll, 30.06.2013, Ankara


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