First “Bionic” Pop Artist Viktoria Modesta Launches Music Video

December 15, 2014

9:00 pm

Forget what you know about disability and meet Viktoria Modesta, the world’s first bionic pop artist. The singer, whose left leg amputated when she was 20, unveiled a new music video this week taking the media by storm as she fronts the Born Risky Campaign.

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“I think people have always found it hard to know what to think or feel about an amputee who wasn’t trying to be an Olympian. In sports, ‘overcoming’ a disability makes you a hero, but in pop there is no place for these feelings,” said Modesta in a recent interview to the Daily Mail.

Put together innovation, tech and Lady Gaga’s influence, the video is a you must watch at Post by Channel 4.

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Camila has been heavily active in South Florida’s tech startup community, where she is a co-host of a local radio show called pFunkcast. Camila previously worked at Greenpeace International and the Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in various communication roles. A proud Brazilian who spent most of he life in Peru, she is passionate about traveling and documentaries.

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