PRETO/||PETRO is an aesthetic school of thought founded in REPUBLICA. Comprised of visual artists, performers, writers, witches, musicians and magicians—PRETO combines principles of color theory, tarot, Congolese cosmology, cimmaron /marronage and the Black Radical Tradition. With PETRO drawing from bounce, screw, industrial, distorted sounds and house music to create a unique sound and mode of visual expression. Other influences: blaxploitation, fossil fuels, anarchism, and hallucinogens. 

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