Pura Luka Vega – Unveiling true intentions behind the Lord’s Prayer’ performance. It wasn’t intended to offend.
Pura Vega is a talented and well-known artist who has been in the news recently after performing naked on stage while reciting The Lord’s Prayer. Many critics say that her performance was sacrilegious and disrespectful, but Vega insists she never intended to offend anyone or insult their religious beliefs. She believes that art must be provocative, pushing boundaries and challenging social norms. Vega explains how her performance explored the relationship between spirituality, human vulnerability and the body.
Vega stresses that art has always served as a platform for artistic expression and the freedom of speech. Although some people may find her performance provocative, she believes that it opens a dialog about religion and freedom. Vega wants viewers and critics alike to see beyond her initial shock factor and have a deeper discussion about the complex relationship that exists between sacred belief and artistic interpretation. She hopes that, in the end, her performance will serve as a catalyst to encourage intellectual discussion and greater appreciation for diverse perspectives.
Pura Vega drag performance of the “Ama Namin” The remix is now a viral hit after it was shared on Twitter just three days ago.
Politicians, well-known personalities and netizens alike have all weighed in on the controversial show.
Drag queen explains on Twitter Space what it means to her “way of actually praising God” She added that she would not apologize.
Pura told GMA News Online on Thursday that she had been diagnosed with cancer. “intent was to embody a version of Christ that is one with the queer audience.”
Pura claims that the “Ama Namin” It’s not disrespectful to remix.
“I deliberately chose the rock version to somehow connect with the audience at the time,” Pura said that she added to her personal experience “felt connected with the song for its message.”
“The ‘Ama Namin’ song, which is a beautiful song, is a Filipino translation of the Lord’s Prayer,” She said
“Although lifted from the Gospel of Matthew and Luke, there had been various translations,” She continued.
Pura says that the song is her way of reconciling her Catholic faith and her queerness. And performing it in public, she considers this an act of courage. “embodiment of God’s love for all.”
“People have weaponized the Bible to go against the LGBTQIA+ community, referencing scriptures to deny us basic human rights,” Pura said.
“I just want to create a narrative that despite all of these, Jesus, as the embodiment of God’s love for all, does not forget about the oppressed, including the LGBTQIA+ community,” She added.
Pura, a drag artist who believes in her creative freedom, knows that it is not the case. “how people would interpret and perceive my performance is beyond my control, especially when social media comes into play.”
Pura’s performance was hailed by many politicians “offensive,” The following are some examples of how to use Senate President Miguel Zubiri Who said? “This is the height of the misuse and abuse of our freedom of expression that borders on criminal activity.” He warned that a criminal charge could be brought under Article 201 (RPC) of the Revised Penal Code.
Senator JV Ejercito, however, described the Filipino drag-queen’s video as “blasphemy” Senator Sherwin Gattalian said: “This is exactly what will destroy our society.”
Pura’s performance, according to Senator Risa Honortiveros, a known LGBT+ ally and a well-known LGBT+ supporter was “regrettable.”
Drag queen claimed to be “open to listening to constructive criticisms as any artist would when they create their art. These will also improve [my] craft.”
“After all, the artist’s role in society is to create and express ideas and emotions that wouldn’t otherwise be communicated,” She added.
Pura tweeted Thursday afternoon that she understood “that people call my performance blasphemous, offensive or regrettable.”
“However, they shouldn’t tell me how I practice my faith or how I do my drag. That performance was not for you to begin with. It is my experience and my expression, of having been denied my rights,” She said
Pura”s video is still available.Ama NaminTwitter users have already viewed the ” remix performance” more than 17.4 millions times.
— LA, GMA Integrated News