Art

The power of cartoons: Patrick Chappatte on TED.com

Posted by: Shanna Carpenter

In a series of witty punchlines, Patrick Chappatte makes a poignant case for the power of the humble cartoon. His projects in Lebanon, West Africa and Gaza show how, in the right hands, the pencil can illuminate serious issues and bring the most unlikely people together. (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2010, July 2010 in Oxford, England. Duration: 12:33)

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