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

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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Mid-Day

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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The Asian Age

Melodies of protest

An evening of protest music and poetry outlined how Maharashtra’s Dalit movement has found its backbone in music and poetry through the years. At a cultural evening comprising songs and talks at the Godrej Culture Lab on July 14, these exponents of their crafts spoke about and demonstrated the ...16 July 2017

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The Hindu

Stories that report on the margins, and aim for change

At a recent event at the Godrej India Culture Lab, We the Nation: Micro Narratives of Change, Mr. Stalin spoke about the team’s video series, India Unheard. “We wanted people who were part of the communities and who could live the stories that they were telling,” he said.8 July 2017

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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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