Who we are

Square Works Laboratory (SqW:Lab) is a fellowship programme in Mumbai for cultural practitioners from all over the world.  The aim is for creatives from various disciplines to come together, play, work site responsively, showcase their process in the form of drawings, doodles and notes, and be inspired by each other, the domestic, and find innovative legacy projects for collaborations to continue.

Directors Katsushi Goto, Charlie Levine and Vishwa Shroff, along with an invited ‘fourth plinth’ or fourth corner, each invite a ‘plus 1’ to take part in the fellowship. As we experiment with the format of delivery, and invite new partnerships, the aims remain the same to examine the domestic, drawing and process via a series of Play Projects, conversations, collaborations and cooking.


SqW:Lab is a multi faceted research fellowship.  Each year SqW:Lab invites creative practitioners to be the fellows to work on projects, whether they be the Play Projects on site in Mumbai, in shop windows around the world or in book / print formats.

2021 fellows

2020 fellows

2018 fellows


The Show Windows: Coventry

As part of The Show Windows collaboration SqW:Lab and TARQ welcomed two Coventry, UK, artists to Mumbai – Emma Critchley and Tarla Patel. And in return one of our SqW:Lab Fellows, Sameer Kulavoor and co-director, Vishwa Shroff, both of whom are Mumbai based artists have shown in Coventry.