All around the world, birds raised for meat are treated as units of production. Young birds die from injury, they are crushed in machinery and in transport, their bodies – manipulated to grow at unnaturally fast rates – fail them when they are just weeks old. Every part of their lives is mechanized, a step on a production line.
We sat down with Polish animal rights photographer Andrew Skowron to hear more about how he captures such startling images of animals trapped in factory farming.
I've seen complete indifference and heartrending compassion, misguided ignorance and deliberate torture. I've found myself in a world of bars and metal and stench and despair, and a world of space and earth and fresh air and hope.
Even if you haven’t heard the name Jan van IJken, you may recognize some of his images of animals, which have gone viral on social media.
Bangkok-based Australian photographer Patrick Brown has dedicated his career to covering social issues that are often forgotten by the mainstream media today.
Tamara Kenneally is a Melbourne, Australia-based photographer who has been photographing animals for more than 20 years and has an enormous portfolio to show for it.