Thursday, November 4, 2010

Patrick Chappatte: The Power of Cartoons

At TEDGlobal 2010, 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.

About Patrick Chappatte
Chappatte is a Lebanese-Swiss cartoonist who draws for Le Temps, Neue Z├╝rcher Zeitung (Sunday edition) and the International Herald Tribune. Using clean, simple pencil strokes, editorial cartoonist Patrick Chappatte wields globally literate and to-the-point humor on world events -- the tragic, the farcical and the absurd.

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