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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

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Chroniclers of Partition

Efforts to memorialise Partition and documenting the many cross border narratives of Partition have seen a boost over the last few years. On Memoirs Of Partition Anubha Bhonsle speaks to the digital archive 1947Partition.org, the Partition Museum India and the India Culture Lab about the landsc...13 August 2017

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Live Mint

How technology and social media help trace Partition memories

Archives, websites, oral narratives, Facebook pages and other initiatives that trace the history and lives of Partition survivors. The recently concluded three-day pop-up, Remembering Partition: Museum Of Memories, at the Godrej India Culture Lab in Mumbai was one such window into the subcontin...12 August 2017

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India Today

Parmesh Shahani talks about his latest project on Partition

Parmesh Shahani, head of Godrej India Culture Lab, has now collaborated with Harper's Bazaar to organise a a pop-museum dedicated to the Partition. Called the Museum of Memories: Remembering Partition, the pop-up has brought together leading specimens of art, music, fashion and culture, in hono...5 August 2017

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Indian Express

‘Amnesia about one’s history never serves well’

 Tanvir Mokammel has never shied from difficult subjects. His latest, Simantorekha (The Borderline), is a Bengali documentary that explores the impact of Partition on both sides of the Bengal border and is being screened in Mumbai this weekend as part of the Godrej India Culture Lab’s event ‘Re...4 August 2017

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Hindustan Times

From horror to hope: A Mumbai event examines Partition’s legacy

By next weekend, Independence fever will be in the air. Independent India will be 70, a milestone that brings pride and sobering thought. “There is going to be a lot of celebratory jingoism,” says Parmesh Sahani of the Godrej India Culture Lab. “And there should be, but we must remember where t...4 August 2017

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From Dnyaneshwari to Dalit rock: The evolution of Maharashtra’s revolutionary music

On July 14, at an event titled “Performing Resistance: Tracing modern Maharashtra caste history through music”, the Godrej India Culture Lab team in Mumbai discussed a subject often brushed under the carpet. The event comprised a screening of the documentary film Shahiri by Aashit Sable, follow...2 August 2017

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This Pop-Up Museum In Mumbai Pays Tribute To The Partition

Next weekend, at Godrej One campus in Vikhroli, you'll come across an installation titled Well of Remembrance. Made from black bricks and inspired by the well at The Partition Museum in Amritsar, it is a reminder of women who jumped into wells during the 1947 Partition. "Imagine a situation whe...29 July 2017

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The Asian Age

Flashes of the Partition

In all of history’s complexities, more often than not, it’s the bigger story that is remembered. But what happens to the smaller narratives, the stories and the experiences that fuse together to form the larger event? With the 71st Independence Day just around the corner, Godrej India Culture L...28 July 2017

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