The title of Olivia Mia Orozco’s Toolbox refers to the idea of an emotional toolkit, evaluating how equipped with self-awareness, clarity, empathy, patience and the capacity to heal, we are or are not when confronted with life’s traumas. In a melding of dance and movement performance with film, sound and environmental installation, Orozco and collaborators Julienne Mackey and Daniel Diaz create a sensorial expression of what building such a toolbox can feel like, from contemplation to catharsis, brutal honesty, and ultimate liberation.
Human Resources Los Angeles, 10 Cottage Home St., Chinatown; Sat., Jan. 4, 8 p.m. & Sun., Jan. 5, 2 p.m.; $10-25. oliviamiaorozco.com.
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