Archive of Author | Rina Arya

Dr Rina Arya is a Reader at the University of Wolverhampton who is interested in the visual and material culture of religion. Author of Francis Bacon: Painting in a Godless World (2012) and Abjection and Representation (2014), she is currently working on a study of cultural appropriation in a Hindu context.

Articles with Rina Arya


On Contemporary Art and Spirituality

“The dialogue between contemporary art and spirituality is broader and more complex than it was during modernism because contemporary art is more varied, and because spirituality as a discourse is more diverse including religious traditions that go beyond Judaeo-Christianity.”

Dr Rina Arya is a Reader at the University of Wolverhampton who is interested in the visual and material culture of religion. In this exclusive interview she discusses nature of the dialogue between art and spirituality, how they come together and what form they take.