Mike Stubbs has been Director of FACT, the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology is the UK's leading organisation for the commissioning and presentation of film, video and new media art forms, since May 2007. Jointly appointed by John Moores Liverpool University he is Professor of Art, Media and Curating.
In 2002 he won a Banff Fleck Fellowship.
Encompassing a broad range of arts and media practice his arts management, curating and artwork has been internationally acknowledged. Previously he was
Founding Director at Hull Time Based Arts (HTBA). During his career, Mike has commissioned over 250 interactive, site specific, performative, sonic and moving-image based artworks.
Mike’s own internationally commissioned artwork encompasses broadcast, films,
video art, large-scale public projections and new media installation.
In addition, Stubbs is an award-winning and respected moving image artist, Stubbs' work encompasses film, video, mixed media installations, performance and curation. He has won more than a dozen major international awards including first prizes at the Oberhausen and Locarno Film Festivals, and in 1999 was invited to present a video retrospective of his work at the Tate Gallery, London. A selection of his work featured at the 2003 Adelaide International Film Festival.