I used two images that I took of myself doing a “freeze” and compiled each 6″ frame onto one canvas, playing around with hue/saturation on arbitrary frames. I then mounted it on a piece of cardboard with duct tape, reminiscent of the urban activity itself. I do agree with the critique; I didn’t really consider the area I took the 2 photos in, and that it could have been a stronger piece if I had.
The element I felt that I was most closely related to is fire. I see myself as a strong person with a fiery personality. I used my fist because I thought it was the best way to show strength. The individual waves of fire represent how wild and unique fire is which is a symbol for how wild and unique I can be as well.