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

Mint Lounge

Collecting art that doesn’t cost the earth

Parmesh Shahani bought his first piece of art in 1997, when he was 21 years old. “I distinctly remember the day,” says the head of Godrej Culture Lab, a cross-disciplinary platform for exploring cultural ideas. “I had just got my first pay cheque and walked into Jehangir Art Gallery in Mumbai.27 April 2013

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Cool Age

Godrej India Culture Lab

The population of Mumbai is increasing, but the connections between people, are not. Located within the Godrej Company's salubrious campus in Vikhroli on the Eastern Express Highway, a vast building came up during the 1970s and was initially used as a storehouse for animal feed and later it bec...22 April 2013

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Business India

Experimenting Socially

'We needed to create a space where we can cross pollinate the best minds from the field' says Parmesh Shahani, general manager of the Godrej India Culture Lab, 'the reason its called a lab is because its an experiment.' 10 January 2013


Live Mint

Cool Jobs | Parmesh Shahani, Head, Godrej India Culture Lab

Parmesh Shahani, a former editorial director of Verve magazine, thought up the Godrej India Culture Lab, a cultural ideas platform, after becoming a TED Fellow in 2009, realizing then that Mumbai, or India, has no space that encourages cross-pollination of ideas.4 January 2013

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Back to the Future

Conceptualised and curated by Verve’s very own Parmesh Shahani, the Museum of Memories was a one day pop-up museum that came to life on the 15th of December at the Godrej factory in Vikhroli. With installations and performances by the finest artists across India, the idea was to display your me...3 January 2013

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Events Faqs

Godrej India Culture Lab organizes Museum of Memories

Mumbai witnessed a unique confluence of art, culture and music at Godrej's Vikhroli campus on Dec. 15. Organized collectively by Godrej India Culture Lab along with other organizations like Junoon, Visual Disobedience and Brown Paper Bag.31 December 2012

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Purple Peeptoes

Museum of Memories

On the 15th of Dec, The Godrej Factory at Vikhroli witnessed a pop-up museum of sorts. Godrej Culture Lab, Visual Disobedience Movement, Junoon, Brown Paper Bag and number of artists from the city came together to create a the Museum of Memories - an artistic depiction of the city's iconic mome...26 December 2012

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Indian Express

Cultural Melting Pot

A lab with a difference is introducing some unique events to Mumbai's culturescape. A day before a sprawling 60,000 square-feet deserted warehouse on the Vikhroli campus of Godrej was demolished, to make way for something more 'productive', it had transformed into a day-long museum. Named Museu...24 December 2012

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