Pivilion – Your Personal Darknet Pocket Gallery

A decentralized, uncensored, user-curated web gallery operating system and gallery management software running on nodes hosted by the general public and distributed through clearnet and Tor.

://pivilion.net/

How - Tech & FLOSS

Pivilion runs on low cost Raspberry Pi hardware and is built on top of Raspbian GNU/Linux. It has a web server and Tor networking built in and uses the Tor network to host exhibitions out of the box.

  1. Raspberry Pi / RPi 2 / RPi 3
  2. 8 GB SD card
  3. USB Wifi adapter (for RPi 1)
  4. battery
  5. access to wifi network

Why? Main guidelines for our work:

Current digital paradigms

(non)proprietary?  / (non)populist?    / 
(non)marketable?   / (non)transparent? / 
(non)exclusive?    / (non)restrictive? / 
(non)cooperative?  / (non)critical?    / 
(non)professional? / (non)sustainable? /
(...)
							

  • building an uncensored network
  • ensuring freedom of artistic intention
  • hosting own data (digital or digitized artwork)
  • security via community filtering
  • de-centralization of content
  • reversing misconceptions forged around Tor & illegality of anonymity

  • propagating cautiousness, cleverness & tech skillfulness
  • empowering individuals in community areas previously unknown to them (darknet)
  • supporting independent guerilla RL community events (like squatting any wifi w/ an expo)

Coop / free/libre / involvement

  • open source
  • gitlab (w/ wiki)
  • decentralized creation
  • massive online collaborative art

References

infrastructure

Free Software

Raspberry Pi

OS (Raspbian)

Darknet

Tor

Server

GNU/Linux

//distributions

//tutorial

Git

CLI (terminal interface)

References

production

Onion Hashing

Image Optimization

//ImageMagick / GIMP / XnView

Video Transcoding

//FFmpeg

Licensing

//Commons

//FLOSS

Hypermedia

//HTML

//CSS

//JS

Archiving work

History (expos / events)

net.cube "Open studio" residency, Feb 2015 (G-MK, Zagreb)

Schloss-post web residency: Open Call No.1 — Decentralization of Internet Art, Mar – Apr 2016 (Osijek, Zagreb, Stuttgart)

Test run - p!R4T3_P0R/\/0_/\/\4T3R14L, Mar 2016 (Autotrans bus)

img by Dom Barra

~ interpretations ~ / The artist is online, Apr 2016 (Project space Römerstrasse 2A, Stuttgart)

img by Matt Somberg

~ interpretations ~ / Dadaclub.online, Jun 2016 / Dadaclub.online: the Exhibition, Mar 2017 (Spazio Contemporanea, Brescia)

~ co-op ~ / Borders of Visibility, Dec 2016 – Feb 2017 (Museum of Fine Arts, Osijek)

free_art_-_4RCH1V35, Nov 2017 – Jan 2018 (the Wrong — New Digital Art Biennale & Gallery Siva, Zagreb)

img by Luka Kedžo

Pivilion - Quantifications, 2018 – 2019 (Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart)

img by FC

Hash Award 2018 | Virtual Goes Real, Feb 2018 (ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe)

img by Michael M Roth

Pivilion Workshop, Feb 2019 (Projektraum Römerstraße 2A, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart)

img by Sophie

#pivilion_dot_net, 2019 – 2020 (the Wrong — New Digital Art Biennale & Gallery SCHEIER, Zagreb/Čakovec)

img by Vanja

EXE/no1, 2019 – 2020 (online, Zagreb)

model by pirate_sheep, img by FC

2020|5050 // A triptych on tectonic transgressions, Aug 2020 – Oct 2020 (siva)(zona, Korčula)

img by Sven Fritz

#pivilion_dot_net, 2020 – 2021 (3N/Palach & Booksa Club, Rijeka/Zagreb)

img by FC

TY

	Akademie Schloss Solitude & ZKM, MLU Osijek, The Wrong, 
	Link Art Center, hacklab01.org, ACC Attack, SCHEIER, 
	Drugo More, Kulturtreger, ...

	< Test run - p!R4T3_P0R/\/0_/\/\4T3R14L >

	└── Domenico Dom Barra

	< ~ interpretations ~ / The artist is online >

	├── Aleksandra Pieńkosz
	├── Asymetr
	├── Domenico Barra
	├── Dragana Dimitrijević
	├── Flávio Carvalho
	├── Mauro Caldas
	├── pirate sheep
	├── Tomasz Sulej
	├── Tu'ukz
	├── ...
						
	< ~ coop ~ >

	├── LVSTVCRV
	├── Nebojsha Vukovitz
	├── Felix Rothschild
	├── AlexandraSpeiser
	├── Dom_Barra
	├── Kaspar Ravel
	├── Sonja Zalar
	├── Digital Ruins
	├── Moez Jeridi
	├── GenerateMe
	├── Leon Leube
	├── Gary Zhexi Zhang
	├── Manhei Chan
	├── maja kalogera
	├── Petra Brnardic
	├── Mario Milano
	├── Semiosphera
	├── Lino Mocerino
	├── Heyon Han
	├── windowzine
	├── incredibleaxi
	├── BrainX
	├── loki
	└── Tea Zhu

						
	< 4RCH1V35 >

	├── SwS
	├── net.cube
	├── 4:7F2
	├── Alessandro Safespacecmx
	├── Alejandra Muñoz
	├── André Alves
	├── tissue hunter
	├── Felipe Queiroz
	├── Filip Ugrin
	├── Florian Gutierrez aka Hilsth
	├── George Ashwell
	├── Hannah Rose Stewart
	├── Isabella Eloise Rose Winthrop
	├── John McLachlan
	├── Jon Arbuckle ft Eduardo Fornieles & 419 inc. (+ Lara Joy Evans)
	├── Luka Kedžo
	├── Olga Bjem
	├── Quentin Gomzé
	├── Motorola Beeper
	├── Nikhil Singh
	├── Helin Şahin
	├── S.A. Mayer and Miranda Pharis
	├── @keikencollective (Tanya Cruz, Hana Omori, Isabel Ramos)
	├── Special: G Dragon
	└── text borrowed from Native Aliens
						
	< #pivilion_dot_net >

	├── pirate_sheep
	├── Ivana Tkalčić
	├── Dijana Protić
	├── VivianHecate
	├── Mario Mu
	├── KDZO
	├── ARKTIK
	├── Marijan Crtalić †
	├── Maša Gavran
	├── Vladimir Biga
	├── Vesna Mačković
	├── Tin
	├── Bojana Vojvodić
	├── Craig Blackmoore
	├── Diego Bernaschina
	├── Helena Klakočar
	├── Mila Željeznjak
	├── Paul Hertz
	├── Robert Hruska
	├── Hana Katanić
	├── Maja Kalogera
	├── ...
						

Resources

pivilion.net
Gitlab
Wiki

formatc.hr
hacklab01.org

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