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Seeing Things Differently: Reflections On My Recent Trip to a Stockyard
April 7, 2016

Seeing Things Differently: Reflections On My Recent Trip to a Stockyard

Today on #ThrowbackThursday we’re excited to once again feature a profound article from visual arts professor Keri Cronin on her...

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Curating Compassion
September 17, 2015

Curating Compassion

Here at Our Hen House, we’re enormous fans of using art as a medium for activism. In this #ThrowbackThursday...

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Four Stages of Cruelty
March 5, 2015

Four Stages of Cruelty

Just as Keri Cronin unearths centuries-old artwork that informs her activism, we unearth her years-old article in the hopes of...

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The Book of Compassion: John Schlimm’s New Art Project
September 9, 2014

The Book of Compassion: John Schlimm’s New Art Project

Best known to vegans as the author of The Cheesy Vegan, Grilling Vegan Style, The Tipsy Vegan, and The Ultimate...

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We Animals at the National Museum of Animals & Society
August 19, 2014

We Animals at the National Museum of Animals & Society

If you are not yet familiar with the work of the National Museum of Animals & Society, that needs...

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Headlines and Hidden Cameras: Undercover Animal Cruelty Investigations in Canada
May 20, 2014

Headlines and Hidden Cameras: Undercover Animal Cruelty Investigations in Canada

In recent months, Mercy for Animals Canada has been commanding the attention of Canadians like me as footage from...

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Is It Necessary? Rocky Lewycky’s Liberation Project
April 16, 2014

Is It Necessary? Rocky Lewycky’s Liberation Project

One of the things that makes art such a powerful tool for activism is that it can create a...

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Seeing Things Differently: Reflections On My Recent Trip to a Stockyard
March 14, 2014

Seeing Things Differently: Reflections On My Recent Trip to a Stockyard

I had been to a stockyard before, but that was many decades ago… I grew up in a part...

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The Power of One: Why One Individual’s Story Can Change the World for Animals
February 7, 2014

The Power of One: Why One Individual’s Story Can Change the World for Animals

Worried About Wilbur When I was a young child one of my favorite books was Charlotte’s Web. I loved...

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Compassion in Action: My Internship at Farm Sanctuary (Part I)
January 27, 2014

Compassion in Action: My Internship at Farm Sanctuary (Part I)

Our Hen House’s “Picturing Animals” columnist, Dr. Keri Cronin, recently left her home in Niagara, Ontario, to intern on...

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Trending: Taxidermy?
January 13, 2014

Trending: Taxidermy?

The recent publication of Alexis Turner’s book Taxidermy has confirmed something that we at Our Hen House have been...

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