Mike Stubbs

Director
FACT

Mike Stubbs is the Director of FACT, 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 by Liverpool John Moores University in 2007, where he is Professor of Art, Media and Curating. Previously he was Head of Program for ACMI, (Australian Centre of Moving Image), Melbourne. Encompassing a broad range of arts and media practice, his arts management, curating and advocacy has been internationally acknowledged. Stubbs has commissioned and produced over 350 exhibition programmes including White Noise for ACMI, the Nam June Paik retrospective with Tate Liverpool and Kunst Palace, Dusseldorf, Tehching Hsieh for Liverpool Bienalle, Pipilotti Rist and Sk-Interfaces at FACT as part of European Culture 2008. He has curated the Krzysztof Wodiczko at FACT for Liverpool Bienalle 2016.He founded the ROOT (Running Out of Time) and AND (Abandon Normal Devices) festivals. Curatorial Advisor to Jikji Festival, Cheoungjiu, Korea, Digital Revolution, Barbican, Crystalize, Billingsgate, UKTI/KOTRA. Mentor Creative Capital, USA. Jury Member, Nam Jun Paik prize 2015. Co-founder EMARE, European Media Art Residency Exchange. Foounding partner Collide FACT, CERN arts research partnership. Stubbs is an award-winning moving image artist whose work has won more than a dozen major international awards, including the . Honorary Professor at Liverpool University & University of University of Technology, Sydney. He is fellow of the RSA and was awarded a Fleck Fellowship, Banff in 2002.