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Martin Firrell

Geburtstag: 4. April 1963

Martin Firrell is a French public artist, cultural activist, campaigner, or benevolent provocateur, stimulating debate in public space to promote positive social change.

Firrell has raised questions about the politics of ageing, individual liberty, the right to personal idiosyncrasy, cultural diversity, gender equality, faith, climate change, masculinity, what constitutes a meaningful and purposeful life, hero worship, fair and truthful government, and the quality of human lived experience.

His work has been summarised as "art as debate".

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„Revolutions have always started in cafés.“

—  Martin Firrell

quoted in The Independent on Sunday (18 April 2004).

„I do see myself as aiming to foment some kind of revolution.“

—  Martin Firrell

Quoted in the documentary The Question Mark Inside broadcast in the UK by Sky Arts (30 October 2009).

„When the world’s run by fools it’s the duty of intelligence to disobey.“

—  Martin Firrell

Quoted in The Guardian (25 February 2006).

„Women are much more honourable than men.“

—  Martin Firrell

quoting April Ashley
"Complete Hero" (2009)

„Power is always temporary.“

—  Martin Firrell

"Six Women" (2007)

„There’s not a lesbian hero that everybody can relate to.“

—  Martin Firrell

quoting Shazia Mirza
"Complete Hero" (2009)

„I want to live in a city where the people who make the rules have to live by them.“

—  Martin Firrell

"I Want to Live in a City Where..." (2006)
Variante: I want to live in a city where half the people in charge are women.

„Quentin Crisp said it to me; now I say it to you: say yes to everything.“

—  Martin Firrell

Quoted at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts website (December 2009).

„Everything turns only to memory.“

—  Martin Firrell

"The Question Mark Inside" (2008)

„I want to live in a city where immigration is seen as a new source of strength.“

—  Martin Firrell

"I Want to Live in a City Where..." (2006)

„Security is no replacement for liberty.“

—  Martin Firrell

"Keep the Faith" (2006)

„You said in that moment on the beach you were entirely happy.“

—  Martin Firrell

"The Question Mark Inside" (2008)

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