Media

The work and activities of the Godrej India Culture Lab have drawn the attention of the media ever since our inception. Here is a selection of some of the coverage we’ve received. If you’re from the press and would like to visit our lab, attend some of our events, or would like specific images of certain events, please mail us on indiaculturelab@godrejinds.com

Firstpost

P Sainath continues to illuminate stories from the India the mainstream press forgot

Everybody loves a good speaker. But not everybody loves a speaker who snaps you out of the good times and transports you to an unsettling space. Veteran development journalist P Sainath proudly admits that he falls in the latter category. He was speaking at Godrej India Culture Lab's We The Nat...2 July 2017

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The Hindu

Why must we understand the mangroves

One of the longest and best-preserved mangrove forests within the city are near the Godrej headquarters in Vikhroli. Last week, ahead of World Environment Day, the Godrej India Culture Lab hosted a talk by wildlife photographer Anish Andheria, about how mangroves are one of the city’s major gre...8 June 2017

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Parisera

Polyglot, culture vulture Parmesh Shahani

Polyglot, culture vulture and head of the experimental think tank Godrej India Culture Lab, Parmesh Shahani, believes in the power of cross-pollination and collaboration to help us rethink and reimagine a different, perhaps better, future.8 June 2017

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A F Magazine

To infinity and beyond with Parmesh Shahani

Lab head Parmesh Shahani spoke about being a curator of ideas, the exciting stuff we are doing at the Lab, building collaborative alliances between cultural organisations, and more in this interview with AF Magazine India Nepal.13 May 2017

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The Hindu

Freedom of expression is dear to the documentary fraternity

Anjali Monteiro and K. P. Jayasankar will talk about their book A Fly in the Curry, an ehaustive history of independent documentaries from India at the Godrej India Culture Lab today.5 May 2017

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The Times of India

Egyptian-American writer uses words and body to steer social and sexual revolution

Minutes before taking the stage for an adda on sex, feminism and female desires at the Godrej India Culture Lab on Tuesday, Mona Eltahawy pointed at a scar on her left wrist that hides a titanium plate with five screws underneath.23 April 2017

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Firstpost

Feminism is not about shutting things down. It's about claiming your pleasure: Geeta Patel

The Godrej India Culture Lab in Mumbai turned into an 'adda' of the feminist kind on Tuesday, 18 April 2017 with panelists such as  journalist and documentary filmmaker Paromita Vohra who runs the website Agents of Ishq, US-Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy, disability rights activist Bishakha ...22 April 2017

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South China Morning Post

What Bollywood icon's fatherhood says about India's attitude to homosexuality

Johar’s news, if anything, is a reminder to the gay community of what they cannot have. “I do hope to have children myself,” said Parmesh Shahani, head of the Godrej India Culture Lab, and author of the non-fiction book, Gay Bombay: Globalisation, Love and (Be)Longing in Contemporary India, sai...12 March 2017

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