Joe Castillo is the world’s foremost practitioner of sand art storytelling. Combining live performance and visual artistry, Castillo maneuvers granules of sand into a series of stunning images using sand art; as the audience watches, he morphs one image into another, creating a meaningful show that leaves a lasting impression.
Joe Castillo is a master at sand art storytelling
Born in Mexico City, Castillo uses this unique artform in conjunction with bi-lingual motivational speaking and storytelling. After working for over 20 years in advertising, he now performs all across the globe, entertaining audiences in China, France, Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom and many other countries. He has also performed at TEDGlobal in Scotland and TEDActive. Joe Castillo is the first and only Sand Artist to perform on the NBC hit TV Show America’s Got Talent.
Invited to the TEDxEQChCh: The Re-Imagination of Christchurch , Joe Castillo provided this demonstration for the attendees.