David Silva was born in 1979 in Caracas, Venezuela. Having immigrate to Portugal in 1992, from the age of 15 he participated in several bands, starting with anarcho-punk in bands such as Insubmissão and Acratas, whose lyrics ranged from the fight against homophobia to the need to create non-hierarchical relationships between people and all areas of life. He studied Sociology at the University of Minho. Participated in the direction of Associação Terra Viva, which obtained from 2005 to 2010 scholarships from the Escolhas program. He then went through an instrumental rock project with which he developed performances and music for a theater play. Having emigrated to Germany, Holland, UK and Spain for 12 years. In Germany, he started playing solo with synthesizers in the courtyard of the Kevelaer cathedral, having started to be a regular at the Salon des Amateurs at the art school in Dusseldorf, a true source of inspiration in the combination of all kinds of music and lifestyles. Participated in the organization of events at Local Harmonie, in the port of Duisburg from 2015 to 2018. Returning to Portugal during the Pandemia, he created the solo project Veredas, performing a sound design presented live at the Hotelier space in Porto in 2021 (which was part of the festival Mês da Imagem do Porto ) for the images of photographer Nelson Miranda, in a work around interviews with the photographer’s parents about the threshing floor of their house and the community aspect that brought people together in the threshing floor. In 2022, he presented a performance at Espaço Cru, in Porto, around the feeling of immigration from the sea, with sounds collected on the Portuguese north coast. In 2022, he created a live sound design at Galeria Adorna, in Porto, accompanying a video by American photographer Michael Ackerman, about the city of Varanasi, city that the two artists visited in India.

During the 2022/2023 school year, he produced the piece “Lazaro” with the photographer Bruno Silva, about the garden of São Lázaro, in Porto, which was shown at the Centro Português de Fotografia and at the Adorna gallery in 2023.