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Martin Firrell

Data de nascimento: 4. Abril 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".

Citações Martin Firrell


„Art is like a fart for the soul. Better out than in.“

—  Martin Firrell
on the topic of public art, quoted at (September 2004).

„Everyone is as confused as I am.“

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


„I want to live in a city where the police don’t shoot you.“

—  Martin Firrell
Quoted in The Guardian on the first anniversary of the unlawful shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes by the Metropolitan Police (22 July 2006).

„If we’re being told to do stupid or cruel things, then it is morally correct to disobey.“

—  Martin Firrell
Quoted in the documentary Art in a Word by Vera Baghiroli, qoob tv (22 July 2008).

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