A striking series by French-Algerian photographer Camille Farrah Lenain. Lenain was raised in Paris and relocated to New Orleans in 2013. Currently working between France and Louisiana, their long-term projects focus on empathetic portraiture and exploring the notions of representation, collective memory, and plural identities. “The Waiting” is an ongoing series that follows the pursuits of female hunters including their relationships to the land, to their harvest, and to each other:
“The women take us on a meditative journey from stillness to the irreversible act of killing. Such as the goddesses of the hunt, they embrace the tension between protector and destroyer, fertility and the moon. Exploring the mystical trails between ancient myths and the 21st century, the hunting sisterhood rejects traditional roles and embodies the predator in a society that often views them as prey.”
See more images from “The Waiting” below.