Institute for Immigration Research


The IIR podcast, Making a Mark, Making Places, captures the voices and stories of immigrant artists in the United States by sharing their perspectives.

Immigrant Artists (Spring 2017):

In this three-part series, the IIR focuses on conversational interviews with artists and explores how they establish themselves in the U.S. Listen below or find us on iTunes!

Episode 1, Season 1: Artists Yosief Habte and Ernesto Bravo share their experiences upon arriving to the U.S. and initial impressions. 

Episode 2, Season 1: Fabiola Alvarez Yurcisin and Irina Tsikurishvili share their experiences both before immigrating and upon arriving to the U.S. 

 Episode 3, Season 1: Ximena Varela and Matt Torney share their experiences in the art industry as immigrants. 

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