Born in Haining, China, Otay:onii (Lane Shi) is a troubadour, performing musician, multidisciplinary installation artist, working sound designer and film composer who’s currently resides in NY. She is also the vocalist of the punk spit band Elizabeth Colour Wheel (US). Otay:onii was honored bronze prize for “Best Female Vocalist” from Global Music Awards, “Best Sound” from the Audiovisual Arts Industrial Incubator Awards, her recent music video “Un deciphered” is an official selection by the Silicon Valley Asian Pacific Film Festival. Otay:onii ’s installation performance piece Unwrap! opened its first edition at Ming Contemporary Art Museum in Shanghai (2021), as well as series of improvised sound pieces at Himalayas Museum, FanRong Museum, and more. Electronic, ambient, sound collage or noise, Otay:onii breaks down structures that chains her neck and feet, aiming to be free on the ride of acute instincts and establishing a bodily connection through the synchronization of the heart and mind. She believes in echos, and “solving a puzzle with another puzzle that can't be seen, be touched, but to feel”
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