Viktoria Modesta is a Latvian/British singer-songwriter, and model. She started her musical journey in 2010 with the release of her debut “EP1” and later in 2012 with her first buzz single “Only You“.
Get ready, she’s the world’s first amputee pop artist, whose left leg was amputated to improve her mobility due to a condition she’s had since birth. She’s back to slay all your faves with her new single called “Prototype“.
Sick beat, infectious style and of course an amazing music video directed by Saam Farahmand. Striking staging, Modesta shows that with only one leg can conquer the world. About the video, the director said:
Through this video, pop culture had to engage the physical reality of amputation as a poetic concept rather than a medical procedure. The video had to create an unapologetic and less ‘morality-riddled’ forum for someone like Viktoria to exist in the mainstream. Like Viktoria, it bores me that the only way an amputee can be relevant is to achieve something that people easily understand. Culture currently dictates that we view disability from a position of wholesome admiration and empathy. This video challenges that convention
Forget what you know. Make sure you stick around for the amazing spike dance at the end. The SLAYAGE is fucking REAL.