Molecular Biologist and Artist (MFA Public Art and New Artistic Strategies, Bauhaus-Universität, Weimar, DE) living in Graz; using video, text, objects and photography as tools of communication, her installation work relies on specific constructs of traveling. Her interventions engage with history, time and space. She has participated in numerous collective and solo exhibits in cities like Berlin, Brussels, Mexico City, NY, Sarajevo, Seoul, Vienna among others. Castillo has won multiple prizes and bursaries including the Bursary for the Arts of the city of Graz (AT) and the CIFO prize 2014, Miami (USA) and is mentioned in publications like: Suazo, F. “Panoramic of Emergent Art in Venezuela 2010-2012” | Boulton, M.T. ”21 Venezuelan Women Photographers” | Palenzuela, J.C. “Art in Venezuela. 1980-2005” | Castellote, A. “Open Maps: Latinamerican Photography 1991-2002”. She has attended various residencies worldwide including Skowhegan SPS (2009, USA).
- artist, photographer