Mike Stubbs is the Director of FACT, the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, the UK's leading organisation for the commissioning and presentation of film, video and new media art forms. Stubbs was jointly appointed in May 2007 by John Moores Liverpool University, where he is Professor of Art, Media and Curating.
Previously he was Head of Program for ACMI, the Australian Centre for Moving Image.
Stubbs has commissioned and produced over 350 sound and moving-image based exhibition programmes and artworks, which include White Noise for ACMI, Sk-Interfaces and Pipilotti Rist for FACT’s Capital of Culture programme. Stubbs is part of Liverpool Biennial’s curatorium and a driving force behind the Abandon Normal Devices festival.
Stubbs is an award-winning and respected moving image artist. His own work has won more than a dozen major international awards including first prizes at the Oberhausen and Locarno film festivals.