Memphis — Christian Brothers University (CBU) is offering high school students a unique opportunity to participate in a music and art workshop, “Voices From No Man’s Land.” This workshop is being coordinated by the CBU School of Arts and sponsored by a Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) grant. The workshop will be held April 8 from
3:30-5:30 p.m. in the Buckman Quadrangle on the CBU campus at 650 East Parkway S.
World-renowned Ugandan artists, Fred Mutebi and Sam Okello, will conduct a one day only hands-on workshop with activities such as talking murals, drum workshops, Ugandan dance, linotypes, and a discussion of the art therapy initiative based in Uganda. Mutebi is best known for his work as an illustrator, graphic and textile designer. Okello is founder of the Hope North Uganda project and appeared in the 2007 film The Last King of Scotland.
High school students interested in pursuing a degree in fine arts or behavioral science are encouraged to attend; however, students from all disciplines are welcome. Please note space is limited. The workshop is free and open to the public.