Our regular speaker and performer series in Vikhroli has become a popular fixture on Mumbai’s event calendar. Join us on select Fridays of the month for these events and tell your friends about them as well. Most of our events are open to the public with RSVP.
By what right or qualification can one group of people decide what their fellow citizens may or may not see at the movies? Why do the images that supposedly injure one group of people leave another unaffected? Professor William Mazzarella spoke about these persistent questions vis-à-vis the longer history of film censorship in India, and illustrated how a set of colonial debates around the force and meaning of mass mediated images continues to animate present day controversies over the power, promise and danger of...18 December 2015Continue to Event
From The Hobbit to Furious 7: Priyamvad Deshmukh – India’s Global VFX Superstar
Exclusive to Godrej India Culture Lab on June 26, we hosted one of the world's leading graphics programmers and shader writers, Priyamvad Deshmukh. He delivered his debut presentation about his incredible journey from Amravati to the top of the Visual Effects industry at WETA, Peter Jackson's visual effects company in New Zealand. 26 June 2015Continue to Event
Music Takes Root
On June 12, a *Change Talk - Friday Funda* was held with violinist and vocalist Sunita Bhuyan where she broke myths surrounding so called inaccessible music styles. Through this performance cum lecture she spoke about how different genres of music from classical to folk to world are founded on the same universal seven notes. Bhuyan also touched upon Music Therapy, and demonstrated how it can be used as a medium to foster leadership and collaboration.12 June 2015Continue to Event
Past Forward - 15 years of Lakmé Fashion Week
The Godrej India Culture Lab was excited to host another Pop Up Friday Funda live at Lakmé Fashion Week. 20 March 2015Continue to Event
Home Street Home: The incredible life and photography of Vicky Roy
In this very special talk, Vicky Roy took us through his inspirational journey from life on the streets to following his dream and becoming a professional photographer. Vicky shared images from his brilliant body of work, alongside his talk. 13 March 2015Continue to Event
Art, Health, and the City!
Contemporary art lives largely in galleries and museums, so we are told. Dharavi Biennale 2015, also known as The Alley Galli Biennale, proposes something different. This exhibition in Dharavi, Mumbai, has been in development for two years. It has been organized by SNEHA (Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action), an NGO working to improve the health of women and children in Mumbai’s informal settlements, with support from Wellcome Trust, UK. Under the four themes of art, health, recycling, and vitality, the Biennale uses...13 February 2015Continue to Event
An evening with Sushant Divgikar
This was a very special Friday Funda with theatre, TV and film actor, singer VJ and choreographer Sushant Divgikar.16 January 2015Continue to Event
Memory & the Maximum City
Mumbai is an amalgamation of cultural multiplicities, shaped by a continuous inflow of different sets of people across geographies and through time. Our understanding of the city's ‘Mumbainess’ becomes richer when we appreciate the several stories of everyday individuals who made this city possible – their lives, dreams, fortunes, and struggles. Through this collective memory, the perception of our city evolves beyond its commercial and architectural marvel.9 January 2015Continue to Event