Fyodor Telkov was born in 1986 in Nizhniy Tagil, Russia, now is based in Yekaterinburg. Member of the Union of Photo Artists of Russia since 2010.

Finalist, New East Photo Prize (United Kingdom, London, 2018);
Finalist, Premio Gabriele Basilico 2nd edition (Italy, Milan, 2018);
Laureate, Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest (Russia, Moscow, 2018, 2016);
Laureate, Young photographers of Russia Contest (Russia, 2018, 2016, 2013, 2009);
Winner, Fotocanal Photography BOOK Contest (Spain, Madrid, 2016);
Finalist, International Photomuseum Grant Contest (Great Britain, London, 2016);
Laureate, Photovisa International Photography Festival (Russia, Krasnodar, 2014)
Laureate, Alexander Efremov Photojournalism Contest (Russia, Tyumen, 2014, 2012, 2011);
Laureate, Young Photography Contest (Russia, St.-Petersburg, 2013, 2011, 2010);
Laureate, Circuito OFF Competition (Festival di Cortona, Italy, 2013);
Laureate, The Best Photographer 2010 National Award (Russia, Moscow, 2011);
Laureate, International Vilnus Photo Circle Contest (Lithuania, Vilnus, 2011).

Group exhibitions:
Obscura Festival of Photography (Malaysia’s, Penang, 2018);
The 4rd Ural Industrial Biennale of Modern Art (Russia, Yekaterinburg, 2017);
The 3rd Ural Industrial Biennale of Modern Art (Russia, Yekaterinburg, 2015);
Pingyao International Photography Festival (China, Pingyao, 2013);
FotoFest Photo Biennale (USA, Houston, 2012);

Solo exhibitions:
Alania. Testament / The Blood of the Narts (Okno Gallery, Chelyabinsk, Russia, 2018);
Tales (Russian Cultural Foundation, Ivanovo, Russia, 2018);
36 Views (Metekov’s House Museum, Yekaterinburg, Russia, 2018);
Alania. Testament / The Blood of the Narts (North Caucasus Branch of the State Museum and Exhibition Center «ROSIZO», Vladikavkaz, Russia, 2017);
36 Views (Park Inn, Nizhny Tagil, Russia, 2017);
Junction (VDNH, Moscow, Russia, 2016);
Descendants of the dream (Na Shabolovke Gallery, Moscow, Russia, 2016);
The other side of the wall (Center of Photography «Mart», Yekaterinburg, Russia, 2016);
North Line (Museum of Fine Arts, Yekaterinburg, Russia, 2015);
Descendants of the dream (Culture Center «Ordzhonikizevsky», Yekaterinburg, Russia, 2014);
Tales (Metekov’s House Museum, Yekaterinburg, Russia, 2015);
Hidden (Okno Gallery, Chelyabinsk, Russia, 2009);
Windows (Galerie 4, Hebe, Czech Republic, 2008).

ALANIA. TESTAMENT / THE BLOOD OF THE NARTS, Publisher: Vesta (Russia, Vladikavkaz, 2017);
36 VIEWS, Publisher: Ediciones Anómalas (Spain, Madrid, 2016);
ARTLESS CONFESSIONS, self publish (Russia, Yekaterinburg, 2015).

GEO, The Guardian, The Independent Photographer, Lamono, British Journal of Photography, Critical Mess, Landscape Stories magazine, Clavoardiendo Magazine, The Russian Reporter, Port, YET magazine, F-Stop Magazine, Colors, The Calvert Journal, Forbes, Metropol, Life force magazine, Rolling Stone, The New Times, Photobookstore magazine, Clavoardiendo magazine, BBC.