Mike trained at Cardiff Art College and the Royal College of Art and his experience extends to working as the Curatorial Manager at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Senior Research Resident at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art (Dundee, Scotland) and Director of Hull Time Based Arts. At Hull Times Based Arts, he established several innovative schemes to encourage production and exhibition of new media art.
With cinematographer and producer Roland Denning, Stubbs co-founded Metamedia, a London-based production company specialising in art and music. He has produced installation group Granular Synthesis (Venice Biennale, 2002) and curated new media programs for various international festivals.
Stubbs has collaborated with performance companies, dancers and musicians in many of his works. He is currently exploring multi-channel cinematic installation, and participating in critical debates about the nature and future of new media art.