On the same program his company, Shen Wei Dance Arts, will also perform the New York premiere of Near the Terrace, Part I, with a score by Arvo P‹rt. The company is known for works that blend visual art and dance; Near the Terrace is a response to the painting of Belgian artist Paul Delvaux.
Shen Wei, one of the founding members of the Guangdong Modern Dance Company, founded his company in 2000. His recent works include Rite of Spring and Folding. He is also a painter, designer, and filmmaker.