Bernardo Oliveira is an associate professor at the College of Education of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), a researcher, a music and film critic and producer. As a music critic and essayist, he has collaborated with various newspapers, blogs, magazines and festivals in Brazil and abroad. He has curated and produced numerous music festivals and concerts. He produced and curated Quintavant, an event dedicated to experimental music, and is the director of the QTV label (https://qtvlabel.bandcamp.com/). He co-produced Paula Maria Gaitán's films "Noite" and "Sutis Interferências", and Sérgio Mekler's "UN". He did the music research for Lucrécia Martel's "Zama". In December 2014, he published the book "Tom Zé - Estudando o Samba" (Editora Cobogó).