One photographer’s mission to change the way we look at animals

An award-winning photojournalist and activist, McArthur has dedicated her career to making others see things the way she does, documenting abuse and aggravating for change. Her work, she has said, does aim to shock and disturb her audience, but it also strives to do something deeper: “to break down the mental and physical barriers we’ve built that allow us to treat our fellow creatures as objects and not as sentient beings.”

We Animals,” McArthur’s first book, compiles 100 of her most striking photographs, along with the stories behind them. .

 

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