|"Letting Go" (2014)|
Acrylic, wrapped canvas
Ducks get rid of their old, tattered feathers once a year. During the moult, they can’t fly and it leaves them open to predators. That’s where the saying "sitting duck" comes from.
Humans often have trouble letting go -- of worn out ideas, attitudes, colour palettes or even of people and guilt. The reasons are plentiful and the fear of being left vulnerable is not easy to overcome.
The big difference between us and the ducks is that ducks don’t have a choice with the timing of their biological process.