Anthony Killick

Anthony Killick is a research fellow with CUSP, working within our arts & culture theme. He has recently completed a PhD in film festivals, activism and urban development from Edge Hill in Liverpool, and has worked on numerous grassroots-led cultural projects, including the Bristol Radical Film Festival and the Liverpool Small Cinema, of which he was co-founder. He's also a film-maker.

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Meritocracy vs. Social Cohesion: A Review of The Acting Class (UK, 2017)—By Anthony Killick
The latest documentary from D O’Neill and M Wayne highlights the barriers faced by working class actors attempting to pursue cultural work. The film exposes the fraudulence behind some of the central tenets of neoliberal meritocracy, Anthony Killick finds, particularly the idea that arts and cultural jobs are equally accessible to all on a “level playing field”.