CultureCon 2020 To Take Place In Mumbai This Week
5 February 2020
Godrej India Culture Lab, in partnership with Arts Culture Resources India, will examine the structure of India’s cultural sector through a dialogue and networking-focussed conference, CultureCon 2020 in Mumbai between February 6-8.
The three-day conference will engage active professionals from the country’s cultural space like Teamwork Arts’ managing director Sanjoy K. Roy, Khoj International Artists’ Association Pooja Sood, Ministry of Culture’s joint secretary Nirupama Kotru and British Council India’s Director of Arts Jonathan Kennedy, in panels focusing on the topics of: organisational structure, cultural labour and training, and funding models and challenges. The conference will also host breakout sessions tackling the subjects of mapping India’s cultural space, working with international projects and organisations, relationship between the government and the cultural industry, as well as the role of #Metoo movement in the sector. Attendees will also get the chance to do field visits to emerging cultural organisations around Mumbai for networking and collaboration.
According to the conference heads Parmesh Shahani and Rashmi Dhanwani: “The end goal of the conference is to initiate a crucial dialogue around bringing the cultural community together in an effort to organise the sector and build the blocks needed to formalise the work of this sector in policy mandates.”
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