Bundanon

Ali Cobby Eckermann

Ali Cobby Eckermann

Art Forms: Poetry, Writing

Residency Year: 2017

Lives / Works: Australia

Ali Cobby Eckermann is a proud Yankunytjatjara/Kokatha woman. Her first collection of poetry little bit long time was written in the desert and launched her literary career in 2009. Her works have been published in various languages, and she has travelled widely to showcase Aboriginal poetry overseas.

Eckermann was the Red Room Poetry Fellowship winner. During her residency she ran poetry workshops with local school students responding to the Bundanon environment.

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Bundanon acknowledges the Wodi Wodi and the Yuin, of the South Coast region, and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country.

In Dharawal the word Bundanon means deep valley.

This website contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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