“She does not talk politics. But she does, in a different tone and spirit. She does not blame the reader straight and hard. Yes she does, in a piercing whisper, right into the conscience. She does not talk of an ethnic conflict. But she does talk of a human tragedy that tells the reader there is somewhere a ‘divide’ that stalks the fate of these people.” (Kusal Perera,groundviews.org)

Kumari has published two collections of writing: Keti Karapu Diga Katha (Long Stories Shortened) and No Asu Kan Walata (For the Ears the Haven’t Heard) in addition to a range of shorter work. Her work to be presented at the Biennale engages with women’s lives and stories, interruptions in narrative and histories of waiting.