Charles Xelot was born in France in 1985. He currently lives and works in Moscow.
For the last few years, Charles Xelot has been exploring the limits of the development of the modern society. He is documenting the relationship between Man and his natural environment and focusing on the impact and consequences of the contemporary way of living.
Charles Xelot started out with a scientific education and later discovered his passion for photography. As a photographic assistant, he began to work with Ahmet Ertug, who initiated him in large format cameras, fine printing and inspired him to produce photo books. Over the years, Charles Xelot has collaborated with several art foundations, such as NEVA in Geneva, Switzerland and Timchenko in Moscow, Russia.
His work has been exhibited widely and published in the British Journal of Photography, Le Figaro magazine, Greepeace and others.
His interest in social and environmental issues has led him to the far corners of the world, while his work gradually evolved from a documentary to a more contemporary style.