Tamara Wilhelm lives in Vienna, she works as a musician, sound engineer and cultural worker. She studied at the Institute for Electroacoustic Composition at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. One of her main interests is DIY electronics, she builds simple oscillators whose sparse sounds she uses in musical collaborations, sound installations and compositions. Besides numerous encounters in improvising contexts she plays in several formations, their focuses reach from noise and abstract music, imaginary soundscapes and instant songs to multimedia performance. Since 2001 she furthermore engages in experimental instrument building and vegetable-adequate composition with The Vegetable Orchestra. She is active in organisations like IMA, Institute for Media Archeology and velak, a platform for electroacoustic music.