Devdutt Pattanaik

Business Sutra

12 April 2013

In his new book, best-selling author, leadership coach and mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik showed how, despite its veneer of objectivity, modern management is rooted in Western beliefs and obsessed with accomplishing rigid objectives and increasing shareholder value. By contrast, the Indian way of doing business—as apparent in Indian mythology, but no longer seen in practice— accommodates subjectivity and diversity, and offers an inclusive, more empathetic way of achieving success.

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Museum of Memories

Museum of Memories

15 December 2012

The Godrej India Culture Lab collaborated with Brown Paper Bag, Visual Disobedience, Junoon Theatre and RIIDL to organize The Pop Up Museum of Memories, a one-day only extraordinary event that was held in Vikhroli. This special event had live art, robots, alternate reality games, fashion shows, opera singing, rock music, dance performances, food, theatre, and much, much more, including a user-generated museum of memories, all located within a 60,000 square feet empty Godrej factory that was scheduled to be demolished the next day.

 

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Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando

2 May 2012

Godrej India Culture Lab organised a lecture by the celebrated Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando. Tadao Ando was born in Osaka in 1941. He first worked as a truck driver and boxer before deciding to become an architect, despite never having taken formal training in the field. He travelled widely, visited buildings designed by renowned architects like Le Corbusier, Vander Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis I Khan before returning to Osaka in 1968 and established his own design studio, Tadao Ando Architect and Associates.

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Kenya Hara

Exploring Emptiness

20 February 2012

The Godrej India Culture Lab proudly hosted the iconic Japanese designer Kenya Hara (of Muji fame) during his visit to Mumbai in February 2012 and organized a lecture by him called 'Exploring Emptiness' at the Taj Land's End Hotel, in association with the Taj group of hotels, Tokyo Fashion Week in India, METI and Infinity.

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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.

Business Sutra

In his new book, best-selling author, leadership coach and mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik showed how, despite its veneer of objectivity, modern management is rooted in Western beliefs and obsessed with accomplishing rigid objectives and increasing shareholder value. By contrast, the Indian way of doing business—as apparent in Indian mythology, but no longer seen in practice— accommodates subjectivity and diversity, and offers an inclusive, more empathetic way of achieving success.12 April 2013

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Museum of Memories

The Godrej India Culture Lab collaborated with Brown Paper Bag, Visual Disobedience, Junoon Theatre and RIIDL to organize The Pop Up Museum of Memories, a one-day only extraordinary event that was held in Vikhroli. This special event had live art, robots, alternate reality games, fashion shows, opera singing, rock music, dance performances, food, theatre, and much, much more, including a user-generated museum of memories, all located within a 60,000 square feet empty Godrej factory that was scheduled to be demolished the next day.  15 December 2012

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Tadao Ando

Godrej India Culture Lab organised a lecture by the celebrated Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando. Tadao Ando was born in Osaka in 1941. He first worked as a truck driver and boxer before deciding to become an architect, despite never having taken formal training in the field. He travelled widely, visited buildings designed by renowned architects like Le Corbusier, Vander Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis I Khan before returning to Osaka in 1968 and established his own design studio, Tadao Ando Architect and...2 May 2012

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Exploring Emptiness

The Godrej India Culture Lab proudly hosted the iconic Japanese designer Kenya Hara (of Muji fame) during his visit to Mumbai in February 2012 and organized a lecture by him called 'Exploring Emptiness' at the Taj Land's End Hotel, in association with the Taj group of hotels, Tokyo Fashion Week in India, METI and Infinity.20 February 2012

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Urban (Re) Imagination

The Godrej India Culture Lab organized Urban (Re)Imagination 1: The city as a site for magical possibilities on the 15th of January 2011. It was a celebration of alternative ways of seeing and being; a framing of cities in general and Mumbai in particular are a space for re-mixing, creative solutions and unlimited possibilities. The conference was split into 3 parts (Re)Imagining History, (Re)Imagining Geography and (Re)Imagining Community. 15 January 2011

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