What’s Cooking at CultureCon?

Samprati Lavana

11 February 2020

We, here at Godrej India Culture Lab, love to experiment with culture. One such experiment was CultureCon 2020, the inaugural edition of a creative industry and arts management conference to initiate conversations around the cultural sector in modern India.

But what do we mean when we say “cultural sector”? In true spirit of the Culture Lab, let’s explore culture as one would in a chemical laboratory!

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What Culture Is (And What Culture Isn’t)

Maitreyee Mhatre

11 February 2020

As Arts Culture Resources India (ACRI) and India Culture Lab’s conference, CultureCon, draws closer, we look into the elusive notion of culture.

 

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Protest and the LGBTQ+ Movement

TEAM CULTURE LAB

14 January 2020

Our event 'Queering the Law' explored legal milestones and the people and moments that led to change, awareness and action towards the cause. And through all of this, protest and physical community mobilisation has been instrumental in bringing about legal victories and continues to be one.

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One year since the Trans inclusion Manifesto

Parmesh Shahani

18 December 2019

It’s been one year since we launched the Manifesto for Trans Inclusion in the Indian Workplace - Lab head Parmesh looks back on what’s changed since, and the road ahead for corporate India in this blog piece.

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The Lab was ‘Re-Imagining Other Indias’ at Serendipity Arts Festival 2019

Pallavi Khare

18 December 2019

The Godrej India Culture Lab popped up in Goa at the Serendipity Arts Festival with a session on creative place making called ‘Re-Imagining Other Indias’. The session was devoted to exploring the evolution and shifts in how the ‘urban’ is defined, perceived, and experienced in India. 

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Looking back at 2019: Our favourite Culture Lab memories

Team India Culture Lab

17 December 2019

2019 at the Lab was a year of having conversations that are close to our hearts through our events and projects, building solidarities with all those who graciously shared their knowledge and experience at our Lab, and nurturing the young generation of cultural changemakers through our youth fellowships. As the year draws to a close, here’s a recap through some of our fondest memories, in the words of our very own Culture Lab team!

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Thank you Godrej One!

Saniya Shaikh + Team India Culture Lab

17 December 2019

Our Lab started in 2011, hosting Friday Fundas in our modest auditorium at the old Godrej campus which we called Space Office. Sitting here in a completely revamped office, looking back at the last 9 years of our journey- from a 100-seater auditorium for lectures to larger-than-life ephemeral museum, a Culture Map, our student fellowships and more- not only do we feel a deep sense of nostalgia, but also a sense of immense gratitude. Through this blog, we want you to meet our friends at Godrej One who have been our support system #1, and also thank them for helping us make our Lab successful in every way! 

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