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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


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