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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 Scientia Ficta Fabula 

posted on 18.01.2019 

First Record, 0001:


read more Autumn 2018 - Sinop 

posted on 26.11.2018 

Autumn; the best season to go to Sinop.
Sinop, KA Photography Atelier, 20-21.11.2018

Photos: Ozlem Mengiliboru

Akliman, Hamsilos, Sinop

read more Sinuwa 

posted on 14.11.2018 

Sinop, KA Photography Atelier, 20-21.11.2018
Photos: Can Mengiliboru
sinuwa: Sinop in Hittite period

Akliman, Hamsilos, Sinop
Canon 5D Mark IV 24-105mm


read more Herschel's Shadow - Ankara 

posted on 19.10.2018 

Herschel's Shadow can be visited between October 18 and 31, 2018, in KA Photography Atelier. 5 photos produced by Can Mengilibörü using alternative printing techniques took part in the exhibition.


read more Herschel's Shadow 

posted on 25.08.2018 

5 photos produced by Can Mengilibörü using alternative printing techniques took part in "Herschel's Shadow" exhibition organized in cooperation with Ka Workshop and Club Marvy. Photos named Concordia, Somnium, Vitae, Mortem and Sanitatem were produced by Van Dyke Brown, Cyanotype, Alumitype and Ambrotype techniques.

The exhibition consists of the works of the participants of Alternative Printing Techniques Workshop under the supervision of Serdar Bilici at Ka Atölye. The exhibition can be visited between August 18 and September 27, 2018, in Atelier Marvy, Kusadasi Club Marvy.

Exhibition participants: Serdar Bilici, Bertan Gulhan, Ezgi Demirörs, East Gündoğdu, Ekin Kula, Can Mengilibörü, Naz Önen, İnan Öner, Kubra Sultan Özdemir and Erkan Yalvaç.

read more step 

posted on 17.08.2018 

Photos: Ö.Mengiliboru

Roots of Astragalus, Aysanti Beli, Ayas, Ankara-Turkey

read more Gito 

posted on 04.07.2017 

Gito Plateau, Kackar Mountains, Turkey


Can Mengiliboru

read more phrygian land 

posted on 14.06.2017 

Photos: Ö.Mengiliboru

Yazilikaya - Midas Monument, Eskisehir-Turkey

read more 1.5.2017 ankara 

posted on 03.05.2017 

Photos: C.Mengiliboru


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


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