1982

Nuclear Hot Potato


Year(s): 1982

To promote nuclear disarmament, Joey Skaggs, with friends and SVA students, created the Nuclear Hot Potato performance during an anti-nuclear demonstration.

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Gypsy Moth Protest


Year(s): 1982

Jojo, the king of the New York gypsies (aka Joey Skaggs) and founder of Gypsies Against Stereotypical Propaganda (G.A.S.P.), called for a gypsy work stoppage until the gypsy moth was renamed.

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Thanksgiving Day Parade


Year(s): 1982

In 1982, Skaggs and friends took giant photos of starving children to the Macy’s Day Parade and set them up along the parade route.

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