Jaider Esbell (41, born in Normandia-RR) was an artist, writer, cultural producer, curator, and independent researcher. He had been working for over 10 years in various artistic fields. In addition, his research focused on developing a terminology for conceptualizing contemporary indigenous art. Jaider held various prizes in the fields of literature, cinema and visual arts. He lived between São Paulo (Brazil) and Boa Vista (Roraima, Brazil), where he also maintained a studio and his own gallery, the Jaider Esbell Gallery of Contemporary Indigenous Art.