Ann Hirsch – I am my own fourth cousin

<p><em>I am my own fourth cousin</em> uses the artist’s personal experiences and genetic lineage to describe how inherited trauma can be cyclical. The video explores the question if one is able to overcome pre-determined doom that is destined to be repeated. <em>I am my own fourth cousin</em> was originally part of <em>CURSED</em>, an exhibition, which chronicled an accursed year in which Hirsch spent the second half of which trying to heal from the vestiges of that affliction. </p> <p></p>