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Viktoria Modesta Reshapes How You See Amputees With "Prototype"

Saturday, December 20, 2014
Brandon Dorsky

Disabilities and physical limitations are often not celebrated in the media, but Viktoria Modesta is ushering in a new tide with her music and video for "Prototype." Allegedly the world's first amputee pop artist, Viktoria Modesta's fierce energy may cause a shift in the way you perceive the handi-capable.   In the video for "Prototype," the Russian songstress challenges the electronically percussive beat with her vocals, her presence and her illuminated light-up amputee pseudo leg. Make sure you watch all the way to the end to see Viktoria dance on and break ice with her spike dance...