An evening with the Make Love Not Porn founder

Team Culture Lab

11 April 2017

We hosted a star studded salon with the founder of Make Love Not Porn, Cindy Gallop at our Lab. Here are some insights from the evening!

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Seven things you didn't know about Nasir Husain

Akshay Manwani

3 April 2017

At our Filmy Funda, our speaker Akshay Manwani spoke about his book Music, Masti, Modernity: The Cinema of Nasir Husain. Here's some trivia about the autuer who played an important role in shaping commercial Hindi cinema as it exists today. 

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Kochi Biennale diaries

Team Godrej India Culture Lab

6 February 2017

The Godrej India Culture Lab team spent a wonderful three days at the Kochi Biennale 2016. Three of us were experiencing it for the first time. This blog is a little travelogue of our experience.

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Lab Head Parmesh Shahani selected as Senior TED fellow

Team Culture Lab

10 January 2017

We are excited to share that our Culture Lab head Parmesh Shahani has been announced as a TED Senior Fellow. Parmesh joins an illustrious group of inspiring individuals from around the world – 414 from 87 countries to be precise!

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Private Matters - an event report

Team Culture Lab

3 January 2017

For nearly six years, the Godrej India Culture Lab has been a keen observer of the cultural happenings in the country and what it means to be modern in India. One of its areas of focus has been the changing attitude towards homosexuality and transgender issues in India. Since 2011, the space has hosted numerous discussions and performances centred on the theme. You can check out a few of them here. On December 15, 2016, it turned its attention towards yet another pressing issue.

 

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My Journey of Lavani LIVE! from theory to practice

Sejal Yadav

30 December 2016

I had recently completed my M.Phil thesis the “Politics of performance: A case study of changing forms of Lavani in contemporary Maharashtra” from the Centre for Political Studies department at Jawaharlal Nehru University and was looking for ways in which I could engage with it in different ways. I wanted my work from the thesis to germinate and blossom into another powerful medium of expression and knowledge. That’s when I came by Godrej India Culture Lab and that’s where my journey with Lavani LIVE! began.

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Best Blogs of 2016

Team Culture Lab

21 December 2016

As you wrap up for the holidays, have a look at our favourite blog posts from 2016. 

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Best videos of 2016

Team Culture Lab

21 December 2016

Here's a list of the six videos we liked most from 2016. Don't forget to share them with friends and family! 

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