OLIVIER ADAM a physicist, graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris, but through the years he became a photographer. He is now a freelance photographer and a teacher at a Paris photography school. For several years he has been studying the Tibetan culture and Buddhism. He has worked with Sofia Stril-Rever, Matthieu Ricard and Manuel Bauer on the book Kalachakra: un mandala pour la paix. Since 2008, he has been interested in the lives of the Tibetan nuns in exile. Daughters of Buddha is his series on the Buddhist female universe, supplemented by sounds and interviews collected by Dominique Butet.