Lab Recommends: Sonali Gupta's mental health resource list

Sonali Gupta

9 April 2018

Mental health practitioner and curator of our Why We Need To Talk About Mental Health NOW event, Sonali Gupta has put together a resource list of books that one must read to take care of our mental health. These books tackle a variety of issues from finding meaning in life to finding love. 

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Leadership Programme: The Third Meeting

Harsh Vora

9 April 2018

As part of a series of pre-meetings before we kickstart the Leadership Programme this summer, our Leadership Programme fellows attended the book launch of 'Dreamers - How Young Indians Are Changing Their World' by Snigdha Poonam, after which they got together and discussed their ideas in response to a question we asked them five months ago- 'What change would you like to see in Mumbai's culture?' Leadership fellow Harsh Vora writes about how they chose the final idea they would work on with us as our very first Leadership Programme Class!

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Sonali Gupta on why we need to talk about mental health NOW

Sonali Gupta

26 March 2018

Mental health professional and curator of Why We Need to Talk about Mental Health NOW Sonali Gupta writes about the state of mental healthcare in India and her aim behind curating the event. 

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Leadership Programme: Second meeting

Rohini Kottu

5 March 2018

For our second meeting as a build-up towards Culture Lab’s Leadership Programme this summer, we went for a special tour of ‘India and the World: A History in Nine Stories’ at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS). This was a landmark exhibition which the museum presented in collaboration with The British Museum (London) and the National Museum (New Delhi).

 

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Dreamers of Young India

Snigdha Poonam

5 March 2018

As we gear up for the launch of Snigdha Poonam’s book Dreamers - How Young Indians Are Changing Their World at our Lab on 9 March, we bring you some of the most riveting stories from the book.

 

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Leadership Programme: The first meeting

Divya Vaidya

13 February 2018

We kicked off the Godrej India Culture Lab Leadership Programme last year, visiting 600 students over six colleges. After an intensive selection process, seven students have been selected for an immersive one month internship in the month of May. The programme was started to foster future leaders for the cultural scene in the city. This is the first in a series of blogs that the students will pen through the programme! 

 

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Culture Lab in the Land of Nawabs (and kebabs)

Sneha Kale

13 February 2018

A typical case of bad flight food later, the team eagerly headed straight to the Mahindra Sanatkada Festival the centrepiece around which our itinerary was constructed. Our four-day annual reflect and recreate trip, was designed to be a delightful encounter with the Lakhnavi way of life and its resplendent history. 

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Mumbai Pride 2018

Saniya Shaikh

13 February 2018

Mumbai hosted its tenth annual LGBTQ Pride march this year. Over 15,000 people took over the streets of the city with rainbow flags, fiery slogans, and an overwhelming sense of celebration, staging the second Quit India Movement for the archaic Section 377.

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