Revista Ibero-Americana de Pesquisa em Educação, Cultura e Artes

Ibero-American Journal of Research in Education, Culture and Arts

Revista Ibero-Americana de Investigaciõn en Educaciõn, Cultura y Artes

ISSN 1647-0508


Principal Editors: Teresa Torres Eça (APECV); Aldo Manuel Passarinho  and  Tiago Caldas  (Instituto Politécnico de Beja/Laboratório de Arte e Comunicação Multimédia)

INVISIBILIDADES, Ibero-American research journal on Education; culture and arts  is an international peer-reviewed journal ( Thematic scope of the journal includes, but is not limited to theory & practice in  arts, arts education and cultural  agency.  Transdisciplary  topics are welcome, e.g.   arts and sustainability; arts education and inclusion; technologies; gender and cultural diversity . The journal welcomes all arts disciplines: visual arts, music, dance and other performative arts, their theories, practices and education. The journal grants an open access to all publications and is ranked in the Latin directory of research publications:  Latindex . Manuscripts will be accepted in Portuguese, Spanish,Italian;  French and English with absctrats in  the original language; Spanish and  Portuguese. 

Submit your article here

 The journal welcomes articles from  all arts disciplines and cross disciplinary fields.   The issue is focusing on social engaged art practices and research and community art actions for using arts to overcome societal challenges. The journal includes also the questions of the 

 joint action between different artistic genres and geographic locations,  

innovative art-based practices aimed at mutual understanding, dialogue and civic participation. 

articles about internal and external evaluation  tools for assessing art social engaged projects 


Suggested manuscript formats:

1)     a practice-based paper/visual essay which stands on your artistic practice. For visual essay multi-media format can be used, including video, performances etc. All multi-media material has to be followed by the descriptive or content related text.  Approximate length is 3,000 words.

2)     a research-based paper with a length of approximately 6,000 words. 

3)     a commentary paper describing an artistic action in  3,000 words.

4) an Interview with artists in multi-media format.  Approximate length is 3,000 words.

5) A Book review. Approximate length is 1,000 words.

Stage 1: Please submit manuscripts here

The authors will be notified on the status of their manuscripts 

Stage 2:

After the acceptance,  authors will have time, to submit revised full manuscripts and image files in a folder to be send   by internet transfer files. 

 Send your manuscripts according to APA style. Please do not use footnotes in your text. Please be aware that all images and video files must be of good quality  and organised in a folder  using 

  • Word documents  for the text with title, author(s); affiliation(s); abstracts; keywords and text)
  • images as  JPG files. Image Files must be labelled as follows: name of author- caption number- invisibilidades15
  •  videos as mp3 files. Video files must be labelled as follows: name of author- title of the essay- invisibilidades15
  • Photo portrait of the Author(s) in black and white
  • Author(s) bio(s)- Approximate length is 300 words.
  • Copyright declaration 
Queries: Please email 


Author Guidelines

Manuscripts will be accepted in Portuguese, Spanish,Italian;  French and English with title: keywords and  absctrats in  the original language; Spanish and  Portuguese. 

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items:

  1. Stage 1: The initial manuscript application  has to be anonymous in pdf format. No name, no institution should be mentioned. The figures or links to videos have to be included in the paper.
  2. The article has not been submitted to another journal or published in another journal or if the article or parts of the article were published elsewhere, mention of it and copyright permision for republishing must be provided by the author.
  3. The figures have the necessary credits and copyright permisions


Copyright Notice

INVISIBILIDADES is an open source publication with free distribution through APECV webpage  published under the Creative Commons Attribution License  4.0  which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.  


General Data Protection Regulation

The personal data collected will be used only for the operation of the journal (follow-up of its manuscript until possible publication and, if necessary, proposals for article evaluations and book reports). In no case will they be sold to third parties. According to Portuguese regulations, users of the jornal have the right to view and modify the data about them. The journal follows the  REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation)



Any article published in Invisibilidades should be in accordance with the  Ethical Principles of the Publisher: APECV



Scientific Committee: 

Ana María Barbero Franco, UNIR, Universidade Internacional da Rioja; Ana Angelica Albano; Angela Saldanha, (APECV); Carlos Escañõ ,Universidad de Sevilla; Conceição Cordeiro, Politécnico de Portalegre, Portugal; Cristina Trigo Martínez, Faculdade de Educação da Universidade de Santiago de Compostela; Mª Dolores Soto Gonzalez, Universidade de  Valência;  Fernando Hernández, Universidad de Barcelona,  Isabel Bezelga, Faculdade de Educação da Universidade de Évora; Isabel Moreno, Faculdade de Educação da Universidade de Jaén; José Alberto Rodrigues; José Mauro Barbosa, Instituto de Artes da Universidade de Brasília; José Pedro Aznárez López; Leonardo Charréu, Escola Superior de Educação de Lisboa , IPLisboa; Maria Jesus Agra Pardiñas, Faculdade de Educação da Universidade de Santiago de Compostela;  Marisa Mass, Instituto de Artes da Universidade de Brasília; Marta Ornelas ,APECV; Mónica Oliveira, Escola Superior de Educação Paula Frassineti do Porto; Olga Olaya Parra, AMBAR Corporación ,Colombia; Rui Alexandre, Universidade Lusíada do Norte, Portugal; Sandra Palhares (Universidade do Minho); Emily  Akuno ,Universidade Técnica do Kenya; Maja Maksimovic ,Faculdade  de Filosofia,Universidade  de  Belgrado); Mélanie Sarantou (Universidade da Lapónia); Albane Muriel (Universidade do Québec -Chicoutimi);  Raphael Vella ,Universidade de Malta; Christiana Afrikaner ,SSASE,Namibia); Jorge Gumbe, Faculdade de Artes da Universidade de Luanda; Jurema Luzia de Freitas Sampaio, Instituto de Artes, UNICAMP; Rita Inês Petrykowski Peixe, Instituto Federal de Santa Catarina - IFSC; David Limaverde.