The Leadership Programme 2020 begins!

Nayanika

8 May 2020

Labbie Nayanika writes about the first week of the Leadership Programme - it's been full of video calls, hilarious audio lags, exciting work on The Meme Project, and some introductory cultural and design theory. 

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Top Quotes from our Instagram Live Chat with Yashica Dutt

Team Culture Lab

24 April 2020

On 17 April 2020 we marked Dalit history month by hosting an enlightening Instagram live conversation with Yashica Dutt, journalist and the author of Coming Out as Dalit. Yashica’s candid chat with us spanned everything from her personal journey of navigating her Dalit identity in the newsroom and in fashion. Read on as we bring to you some of the highlights of this conversation.

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Dalit History Month

TEAM CULTURE LAB

16 April 2020

From media and journalism to mental health and education - we’ve had some incredible people at the Lab talking about resistance, representation and anti-caste activism through their work. Check out our Dalit History Month playlist!

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COVID-19: Relief Efforts and Resources

Lab Team

8 April 2020

As we collectively face the challenges posed by Covid-19, we have put together a list of relief efforts driven by our friends and collaborators that aims to shape a more hopeful and resilient future for us all. Please do contribute in whatever way you can.

 

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Chalo Central!

Neeti Choudhari

20 March 2020

In the first week of February, we hosted CultureCon, the inaugural edition of a creative industry and arts management conference to initiate conversations around the cultural sector in modern India. While day 1 was packed with discussions about the challenges of the sector with experts from the field, the agenda for day 2 of CultureCon was all about allied activities where the participants were taken on trails across the city, exploring the culture of alternative spaces, museums, art, archives and much more. The culture trail I was a part of - Chalo Central, organised by the India Culture Lab team, covered the spaces on the central railway line of the city.

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Management of Cultural Professionals, The People Question | CULTURECON 2020

Neeti Choudhari

20 March 2020

CultureCon 2020 brought together various experts from across the country to discuss the challenges and possibilities of the arts and culture sector. The conference examined and addressed questions around three pillars - the organization, its people, and money within the sector. In this blog, we look at the people who make an institution.

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Mumbai and its Multiplicities, The Money Question

Maitreyee Mhatre

19 March 2020

The final session of Culture Con 2020 dealt with one of the most pertinent questions that the cultural sector in India is faced with today- the Money Question. 

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Bridging the Gaps, The Organisation Question | CultureCon 2020

Samprati Lavana

19 March 2020

From government bodies to non-profit organisations, read on to find out how our incredible panelists engage community stakeholders in creating and sustaining culture that is meaningful for everyone involved!

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