Bric-à-Brac is a new Spanish web magazine that will focus upon the multidisciplinary study of selftaught art, outsider art, art brut, i.e. in general all kinds of creative activity in the margin of Art with a capital A..
This magazine, a subdivision of the spanish web magazine Revista Sans Soleil, Estudios de la imagen, will be edited by Gabriele Garcìa Muñoz, who has a PhD on the thesis Procesos Creativos en Artistas Outsider (Madrid 2010, Universidad Complutense de Madrid) and who authors the weblog El Hombre Jazmin.
The theme of the first edition will be Arquitecturas y entornos outsider. Reyes, inventores, santos y héroes (Outsider architecture and environments. Kings, inventors, saints and heroes). Articles for this edition, which have to meet professional standards, are expected before June 1st, 2012. More information on the various pages of the Bric-à-Brac website.
This initiative may be welcomed as a sign of ever growing professional and academic interest in the field of outsider art.
(update 2017: the links to the Bric a Brac website are not operational anymore, so they have been removed)