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Kumari is an openly Non-Binary artist whose contributions to culture continue to create global impact. Also known as Vanity on season 3 of LEGENDARY on HBO MAX (2022), featured in the New York Times (2020) and named one of Vogue India’s “Top 50 Most Influential Global Indians” (2019); Kumari Suraj is an artistic force, LGBTQ+ activist and cultural game changer who has influenced the entertainment industry and underground cult communities from Hollywood to Bollywood and beyond.
As a multi-hyphenate artist, Kumari is a creative director, choreographer, fashion designer, recording artist, LGBTQ+ activist and personality.
Kumari’s performance work as a creative garners icon status in the realm of Waacking – a vintage disco dance form lauded by the elites. As an artist, Queer event producer and founder of the world’s first queer dance festival, Waackfest, the phenom has worked with legendary artists and powerful platforms.
HBO MAX, Madonna, Mya, Jody Watley, Nike, World of Dance, Buzzfeed, Star Plus, Revry TV, New York Times and So You Think You Can Dance to name a few.
Their parents are a vibrant mix of Afro Caribbean, South Asian, Native American and European cultural heritage. Kumari’s exploration of life and celebration of their cultures are reflected in their commercial work within dance, fashion and music with a continued influence on pop culture through media.
Kumari’s unique storytelling encourages conversation between contrasting communities and cultural understanding relevant in today’s social climate.