Placing & Returning the teacups | 5:30AM & 7PM
The placing and returning of the teacups is a time of reflection and contemplation as guests help move each cup from storage to display.
TEA TEACH-IN | 2:30PM & 5:30PM
A presentation and facilitated discussion that investigates the connections between Chicago based institutions and the perpetuation of torture and extralegal detention at Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp. These relationships will be drawn out through personal narratives of veterans, academics, activists, and community members, Tea will be served throughout.
Limited to 50 guests with as many observers as interested
Approximately 60 minutes
TEA PERFORMANCES | 10:30AM & 4:00PM
A performance and discussion that explores war, detention, love, and tea. Tea Performances utilize the space created when someone sits, sips, and reflects over a cup of tea to ask questions about one’s relationship to the world: a world that’s filled with dehumanization, war, and destruction; a world that’s filled with moments of beauty, love, and humanity.
Limited to 30 guests with as many observers as interested
Approximately 90 minutes