Top 5 Online Addas of 2017

Team Culture Lab

22 December 2017

It was an experiment to take the same level of conversations we do at the Lab to our Twitter account and it has worked really well. The people featured are brilliant and the conversations even better.

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#HumanRightsDay online adda on the Transgender Persons Bill, 2016

Team Culture Lab

22 December 2017

We marked #HumanRightsDay 2017 with an online adda on the Transgender Persons Bill 2016 with Zainab Patel of Being LGBTI in Asia and Koninika Roy of The Humsafar Trust. The chat looked at the various aspects of the proposed bill and their repercussion for the Transgender community in India.

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Best moments of 2017 in pictures!

Team Culture Lab

22 December 2017

In this Instagram-led generation, pictures tell the best stories, so we took out some of the best moments from our archives. These have both on and off stage moments. Hope you enjoy them.

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Culture Lab at We the Women

Team Culture Lab

30 November 2017

On December 9 & 10, our Culture Lab curated the art for the Barkha Dutt curated feminist conference, We the Women. 

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Book Extract: The Ant in the Ear of the Elephant

Minnie Vaid

3 November 2017

Minnie Vaid uses every medium to speak truth to power and we have an excerpt for you from her book The Ant in the Ear of the Elephant. The book is about the protest against the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant. In this touching extract, Minnie Vaid describes the different methods of protest that were used by the people who lived close to the The Koodankulam Nuclear Power plant.

 

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Online Adda with Sofia Ashraf and Put Chutney on Youtube as a tool for activism

Team Culture Lab

3 November 2017

We spoke to two online trailblazers - Sofia Ashraf and Put Chutney who are using YouTube as a tool for activism. This Twitter chat was held as a build up to our event Performing Protest, which explored how art is being used as a powerful tool of dissent. 

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Online Adda with Neha Dixit and Raksha Kumar on cyberbullying of women journalists

Team Culture Lab

6 October 2017

The Culture Lab hosted the Mumbai premiere of Nupur Basu's Velvet Revolution. The documentary follows women journalists around the world who put their lives on the line to bring the world the news. As a build up to the event, we brought together two incredible young journalists to talk about the harassment they face online. 

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Women in Journalism

Kevin Lobo

6 October 2017

Women journalists As a build up to our special screening of Velvet Revolution, we shared a few stories of women journalist working with organisations such as Khabar Lahariya, Sangham Radio and Video Volunteers. Take a few minutes to read about their inspiring lives!

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