Disco Radio

Year(s): 1978

In 1978, Skaggs and his School of Visual Arts students devised a satirical street performance to illustrate what could happen if everyone in society disregarded each other’s comfort zones.

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Metamorphosis, Cockroach Miracle Cure

Year(s): 1981

“We have much to learn from cockroaches,” said entomologist Dr. Josef Gregor, (aka Joey Skaggs). “They’ve been around for 350 million years.” Gregor, leader of a group called Metamorphosis, said he had bred a superstrain of roaches, extracted their hormones and made a vitamin pill which cured arthritis, acne, anemia and menstrual cramps and made one invulnerable to nuclear radiation.

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