Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

BRAC, Barcelona Research Art Creation is a quarterly electronic journal created in 2013 in the academic context of the University of Barcelona, involving national and international and framed in the Hipatia Editorial. This publication of open access (Open Access) has been proposed since its inception from the close relationship between research, teaching and artistic practice in a multidisciplinary field with the aim of creating a platform where researchers, teachers and professionals of the theory and practice of contemporary art,to whom the magazine is addressed, to publish and exchange the results of its research lines developed by BRAC, its group editor: acoustics and sound art, scientific metaphors, environmental sculpture and dissemination.

Visual pages make up a collection of works by its authors and authoresses managed by BRAC with the contribution of the University of Barcelona in its cataloguing, maintenance and management.

BRAC pursue the ethical standards present in the COPE Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors and the International Standards for editors and authors published by the Committee on Publication Ethics.

BRAC is multilingual and publishes articles mainly in English, Spanish, Catalan and French.

This Journal has three sections, one of articles ,one of reviews and another of visual pages. The former journal includes articles about ended or in progress scientific inquiries. Book reviews are of those most recent publications in the art field, from different disciplines and of international interest.

BRAC pretends to be indexed/abstracted soon in the following Data bases SCOPUS or Art & Humanities Citation Index


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Visual pages

Checked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The journal editor will assign the article to two external evaluators that will carry out a blind review (double blind peer review).


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...