Still Moving (2011) 

World Premiere: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Concept, Choreography, and Visual Design: Shen Wei

Original Score: Daniel Burke

Costume: Shen Wei and Austin Scarlett

Running Time: 80 Minutes

“In this performance work I am experimenting with juxtaposing the beauty of the body in stillness with the beauty of the body in motion, to create a dialogue with the gallery’s sculptures – marble and bronze figurative works by such American master sculptors as Hiram Powers (1805–1873), Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848–1907), Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880–1980) and Paul Manship (1885–1966). This piece will celebrate the body as works of art from the past as well as the body in movement in the present.”

— Shen Wei