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Jo-Anne McArthur – Captive Animals and the Future of Zoos


Friday September 8, 4:00 pm to 12:00 am | Marilyn Brewer Community Space (Photography Exhibit - ALL WEEKEND) | Special Presentation

Jo-Anne McArthur is an award-winning photographer, author, and educator based in Toronto. She has been documenting our complex relationship with animals around the globe for fifteen years. 

She is the author of two books: We Animals and Captive, and will be speaking on the future of zoos and the ethics surrounding animals in captivity.

We’re at an important point in history right now. More than ever, ordinary people are thinking about the ethics of keeping animals in captivity for our entertainment. This reflection will help propel us into a new era of (re)considering our relationship with other animals. Captive and its social media companion project, A Year of Captivity, aim to be a part of these important discussions.

For a preview of her gorgeous, thought provoking photography or writing, visit her website or follow her on FacebookInstagram, or Twitter.