The Forces of Destiny and No Way, Genie painting series imagine the confluences and collisions of fate, myth, personal lineage and the unintended consequences of unlimited wish fulfillment, each in their own particular way.
Something like genetic testing can barely provide an index of where you come from. If you are truly serious about knowing who you are, you have to go back and track every one of your ancestors down, look them in eyes and share a meal. It will be challenging. There will be detours; there will be no shortcuts.