A Dance Extravaganza!

Lavani LIVE!

3 December 2016

Start your December with a bang! Godrej India Culture Lab is delighted to present Lavani LIVE!, a day-long extravaganza that explores the divergent histories, styles, and discourses around Lavani.

 

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Our First Public Adda

Subcultures to SabCulture: A Public Adda on Newness in Contemporary India

11 November 2016

Words like ‘trending’, ‘cutting edge’, and ‘en vogue’ index the ways in which newness captivates the popular imagination. New things, be they mobile apps, art forms, ideas, or ways of doing old things, excite us in part because they agitate what exists, what is mundane, what is normal. Subcultures, from music to food to politics to fashion, act similarly, disrupting our senses, challenging what we think we know and how the world is ordered. 

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Book Launch and a great conversation!!

Visions of Development: Indian documentary filmmaking 1948 - 1975

21 September 2016

The Godrej India Culture Lab was proud to present documentary filmmaker and scholar Peter Sutoris for a very special lecture. The Gates scholar shared his incredible research with us on the history of Indian documentary filmmaking which has culminated in the book Visions of Development.


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Power Packed Panel

Feminism and Fashion – Navigating a Knotty Terrain

19 August 2016

Lakme Fashion Week, The Ladies Finger and Godrej India Culture Lab were proud to collaborate on a special event ‘Feminism and Fashion – Navigating a Knotty Terrain'.

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Special Events

These are large-scale events, like conferences, lectures, and spectacles like the pop-up Museum of Memories that we organize, sometimes collaboratively. Join us for our events and tell your friends about them as well. Most of our events are open to the public with RSVP.

Lavani LIVE!

Start your December with a bang! Godrej India Culture Lab is delighted to present Lavani LIVE!, a day-long extravaganza that explores the divergent histories, styles, and discourses around Lavani.  3 December 2016

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Subcultures to SabCulture: A Public Adda on Newness in Contemporary India

Words like ‘trending’, ‘cutting edge’, and ‘en vogue’ index the ways in which newness captivates the popular imagination. New things, be they mobile apps, art forms, ideas, or ways of doing old things, excite us in part because they agitate what exists, what is mundane, what is normal. Subcultures, from music to food to politics to fashion, act similarly, disrupting our senses, challenging what we think we know and how the world is ordered. 11 November 2016

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Visions of Development: Indian documentary filmmaking 1948 - 1975

The Godrej India Culture Lab was proud to present documentary filmmaker and scholar *Peter Sutoris* for a very special lecture. The Gates scholar shared his incredible research with us on the history of Indian documentary filmmaking which has culminated in the book *Visions of Development.*21 September 2016

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Feminism and Fashion – Navigating a Knotty Terrain

*Lakme Fashion Week*, *The Ladies Finger* and *Godrej India Culture Lab* were proud to collaborate on a special event ‘Feminism and Fashion – Navigating a Knotty Terrain'.19 August 2016

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Marathi Cinema Now

1018mb and Godrej India Culture Lab were proud to present Marathi Cinema Now – voices from the Marathi New Wave. The festival celebrated the best of recent Marathi cinema on the Independence Day weekend from 12th - 14th August.  12 August 2016

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India LSD [Love. Sex. Desire] - Where technology meets the erotic

The Godrej India Culture Lab hosted a  steamy panel discussion right in the midst of the monsoons! Mobile phones and the internet are changing the ways in which we are imagining sexual possibility. We explored how everyday uses of communication technology from friendship requests to sexy selfies are shaping our search for human connection and fundamentally altering the normative mores of love, sex and desire in India today. 15 July 2016

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Monsoon Merasi Magic

The Godrej India Culture Lab and Lok Kala Sagar Sanstha came together once again to present a very special performance by the visiting Merasi folk musicians from Rajasthan. The last time they were here, they dazzled us with their story and mesmerized us with their talent and this time was no different. 28 June 2016

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Communitainment - Mapping the new screen ecology of social media entertainment

Welcome to Communitainment. The term has been coined by Prof. Stuart Cunningham of Queensland University of Technology and Prof. David Craig of University of Southern California.27 May 2016

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