Each of the ceramic sculptures is for sale, with proceeds benefiting The New York State Fresh Air Fund and the Historical Farmland Protection Agency.
Chowdhury's Halloween Farms is a surrealist documentary video exploring what happens when the separation between sites of production and consumption is broken down by the practice of agri-tourism.
Chowdhury said, The idea of combining these usually separate art forms, surrealism and documentary, echoes the practice of bringing together two usually separate social functions, the production and consumption of food." Chowdhury said. "Agri-tourism brings us historically full-circle to the pre-modern times when food production was more integrated into social life.
The project was made possible in part by funding through the office of Senator David Valesky, with assistance from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, Critz Farms, Matthew Potteiger - SUNY ESF, CACDA, Natalia Mount, and Design: french+co.