Eric Avery

Australia

Artist, musician and dancer

Eric is an Indigenous interdisciplinary artist is from the Ngiyampaa, Yuin, Gumbangirri and Bundjalung people of NSW. Eric has an ancestry of strong, resilient creative people. Believing in the strength of his people’s art Eric aims to revitalise aboriginal language in his practice. To speak his ancestors tongue is what Eric describes as being a transformative experience – to hear the different intonations is an inspiration musically and to engage with his language is a continuance of culture. Eric performs with Marrugeku and has opened for Rhiannon Giddens as part of her performances at Factory Theatre. Eric is performing at TED Talks and the Garma Festival 2019.

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