We documented every room, every injury — the dismembered piglet tails all over the floor, the castration wounds, the dumpsters of dead animals.
Jo-Anne McArthur is an award-winning Canadian photojournalist, author, educator, and animal rights activist. Her documentary photo project We Animals explores our complex relationship with animals. She is featured in the documentary film “The Ghosts in Our Machine” and has written two books, We Animals, published in 2013, and Captive, due out in June 2017.
Our fascination with other species manifests with a startling disregard for their well-being.
07/26/2017 11:36 EDT
I've been documenting our use, abuse and sharing of spaces with non-human animals for nearly two decades. Since 2005, I've attended many rodeos across Canada, and what I've documented time and time again is that while rodeos might be a fun day out for us, they are no fun for all the other participants: the animals.
05/15/2017 02:02 EDT
Animals are present in almost every aspect of human life: our meals, our clothing, our entertainment industries, and yet they live their lives in the dark. Sometimes their suffering is hidden behind the walls of factory farms, where billions of animals live short, painful lives every year.
04/04/2017 01:56 EDT
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