Jo-Anne McArthur

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Jo-Anne McArthur is a Toronto-based photojournalist and creator of We Animals, an ambitious project which documents, through photography, animals in the human environment. In 2017, she joined the board of the Culture & Animals Foundation. Jo-Anne’s work has been featured in many books and publications such as National Geographic, Elle Canada, Canadian Geographic, DAYS Japan, Helsingin Sanomat, Photolife, PDN Online, the Huffington Post, Earth Island Journal, Point of View, Alternatives Journal and Canadian Dimension. She is the subject of Canadian film maker fellow CAF grantee Liz Marshall’s acclaimed documentary The Ghosts In Our Machine. Recent awards and accolades include the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Media Award; More Magazine’s Fierce List; 2013 Toronto Compassion for Animals Award; one of CBC’s Top 50 Champions of Change; Farm Sanctuary’s 2010 “Friend of Farm Animals” award; HuffPost WOMEN’s “Top 10 Women trying to change the world”, and one of 20 activists featured in the book The Next Eco Warrior.