Anton Marini (vade) is a video performance artist and software engineer. His artwork focuses on improvisation and realtime manipulation of video. He plays, bends, rips, tears, shreds, morphs, molds, glitches and synthesizes pixels to form new visual experiences. He is a former artist in residence at Eyebeam Art and Technology Center and researcher in residence at NYU’s Brooklyn Experimental Media Center. He has also taught at Parsons/New School Design and Technology Department and performed at many new media and video festivals around the world. He designs open source tools to help facilitate the realtime video performance medium.