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Chai Stories

Chai stories project main aim is to provide a space to build public space and community. And also, to investigate the meaning of social engagement, community, and outside life in the context of other cultures. Chai stories project is a place where people come together and create dialogue while having Vegan Chai.

I moved to the USA middle of the pandemic for my graduate studies in MFA-4D at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Every culture has its way of social interactions, outside life, and community. And my transition into a new culture made me consciously think about social engagement, community, and outside life. Therefore, Chai stories project investigates redefining public space, building community, and creates a conversation between people.


Praveen Maripelly

Praveen Maripelly is an interdisciplinary artist working in drawing, painting, printmaking, videos, sculpture, site-specific art,
and performance art.

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Saturdays from 4:30-6pm

August 21, 28
September 4



After signing up, you will receive an email with the specific address.


15-20 people per performance.

Chai Ingredients: Oat Milk, Organic Spices (No Caffeine), Sugar (Optional).

If participants are vaccinated, they are not required to wear a mask because this performance involves human interaction. If they are not vaccinated, it is highly recommended to wear a mask during the performance.

It is their wish to donate, if they want (between $1-$5), I can use these funds for buying materials for the performance.


Additional details

discussion-based, outside, storytelling, theatrical, spoken word, one-on-one, movemen, highly interactive, audience masks required, vaccinated only, dog-friendly, human interaction, chai, social engagement, outside life, minus loneliness, companion, tea

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