Art

Comics that tell the little stories of a big city: Ben Katchor on TED.com

Posted by: Matthew Trost

In this captivating talk from the TED archive, Ben Katchor reads from his comics. These perceptive, surreal stories find the profound hopes and foibles of history (and modern New York) preserved in objects like light switches and signs. (Recorded at TED2002, February 2002, in Monterey, California. Duration: 11:17.)

Watch Ben Katchor’s talk on TED.com, where you can download this TEDTalk, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances from our archive of 400+ TEDTalks.

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