Duda Pedreira derives curiosity and inspiration from the symbolic and aesthetic values that local music and art scenes create. He is interested in researching and working within the structural, organizational, and technological advances that might strengthen them. Over the past decade, he has been involved in founding and directing programming for art and music spaces, curating and producing festivals, directing short documentaries, and writing on the subject. He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Communications at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).