Born in the eighties, in Lisbon, Portugal. Dealmeida Esilva works and lives between Zurich and Lisbon. He completed his degree in Painting at the Faculty of Fine-Arts, University of Lisbon, in 2010. In the same year, he moved to Germany and between 2010 and 2017 lived in Hamburg, Berlin, Leipzig and the Alps. In 2011, Dealmeida Esilva was part of an e-flux residence with the artist Liam Gillick, in Basel. Dealmeida Esilva has had his work exhibited in Portugal, Germany, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and also the Philippines.