Pol Olory was born in 1963; he lives and works in Epernay, in the Champagne region. After spending the first twelve years of his life in Spain, he moved to France, passed his French Baccalaureate diploma (specialising in literature) and studied Applied Foreign Languages (LEA) for two years. He then went on to study at the Rouen Beaux Arts School for two years. From 2003 to 2005, he studied street performance at the Cité des Arts de la Rue in Marseille. As a scenographer and set designer, he creates sets, costumes and props for theatre and street performances. As a visual artist, he makes sculpture/machines from industrial, mechanical, electrical and electronic materials he salvages. He also performs in shows mixing urban actions and installations.