Captive by Jo-Anne McArthur received this review from author, journalist, and poet, Charles Siebert, "The wonder of the work is that it induces that same deep existential hollowness that zoos themselves do, the disquieting sense that, as Rilke, one of the great zoo-visiting poets, put it: 'the shrewd animals notice that we are not very much at home in the world we've expounded.'"
You've likely seen some photos from Jo-Anne McArthur's new book, Captive about animals in zoos and aquaria, but now you can read more about why Jo-Anne took these photos and her thoughts on zoos in her article in the National Geographic. Read it here.
Aph Ko, co-author of Aphro-ism, was interviewed on the latest episode of Our Hen House. Check it out here.
IFL Science has shared some photos from Jo-Anne McArthur's new book, Captive. Lots of people have been sharing these photos and giving zoos a second thought.
Photos from Jo-Anne McArthur's new book, Captive, have been featured in The Washington Post, the Toronto Sun, and The Guardian. The Washington Post calls her photos "unusual and at times arresting."