1980, born in Istanbul. Lives and works in Istanbul.
Domus Academy, Design (MA) Mimar Sinan University, Fine Arts Faculty - Sculpture Department (BA)
Kıymet Daştan experiments with form, loaded with conceptual projections, generate questions about stereotypes and social roles while exploring the poetic horizons of materials. Producing and according a material presence is a way of thinking for the artist.
Daştan has also provided design, production, and project development support to realize world-famous artists’ projects. From 2010-2013 she worked to produce works according to the vision of Nobel-laureate author Orhan Pamuk to found his “Museum of Innocence”, a museum of artifacts from the fictional reality of his eponymous novel. The works she produced for Pamuk’s museum.