Monday, May 11, 2009

Welcome to the Monkey House

Ever wonder what it's really like to be in a battery cage? Mark Middleton, creator of Animal Visuals: Visual Resources for Animal Advocates, wants to move beyond the anthropocentric visual experience of most slaughterhouse footage into the view from the caged animal's eyes. Here's what an ordinary battery-cage hen sees when she looks around her:

Listen to Middleton's interview on Animal Voices, a Toronto-based radio show about animal liberation. Middleton talks about his motivation behind the project and how he thinks it will affect the politics of representation.

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