Claire Porter's Namely Muscles. Part 2 /

This program of the two-part series continues on choreographer/poet Claire Porter as she explores human anatomy in her full evening's piece Namely, Muscles. In this work she recites 30 plus poems that she has written as she performs movements that enact 68 major muscles of the body and then som...

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Corporate Authors: Charles Dennis Productions.
Language: English
Published: [Place of publication not identified] : Charles Dennis Productions, [2007]
Distributed by Films Media Group,
Series: Alive & kicking. Claire Porter's namely muscles
Notes: Originally released by Charles Dennis Productions, 2007.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 16, 2016.
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Table of Contents:
  • Creating a Poem
  • (3:31)
  • "The Headless Hamstring Trio" and a "Toast to Our Indomitable Abdominis"
  • (2:55)
  • "Poem without a Name"
  • (2:26)
  • "No Small Feet" and "An Homage to the Pubococcygeus"
  • (2:30)
  • "So it Seems" and "Tongues"
  • (4:26)
  • "Triceps, So Trying" "The Arrested Pectoralis" and "Rotator Gang"
  • (3:16)
  • "The Serratus Sisters" and "Orchestral Handful"
  • (2:42)
  • "Why Such a Long Face" and "Swing shift"
  • (2:26)
  • "Zen Poem 6"and "Where Did I Leave my Intercostals?"
  • (2:03)
  • "Reflecting on Reflexes as a Chair"
  • (2:51)
  • "All of the Above"
  • (2:14)
  • Credits: Claire Porter's Namely Muscles: Part 2- Alive and Kicking
  • (0:37)