The Astoria Project: Interethnic Encounters

A collaborative project with the Max PlanckInstitute, Göttingen, Germany for the Study of Religious and EthnicDiversity. The Institute is dedicated to the comparative,multi-disciplinary study of diversity in historical and contemporary societies.Dr. Anna Cieslik of MPI and myself, used the Astoria Photo Project to assist MPI in understanding local diversities in New York and to illustrate how people make connections with each other in Astoria. -Scott Sternbach -

Photographers: LaGuardia Community College Commercial Photography students

Curators: Scott Sternbach, Javier Larenas and Lidiya Kan