Magda was born in 1956 Wangen, Germany . Emigrated to Australia in 1959 and works and lives in Melbourne. Her work has been featured in many prominent video art and film festivals both locally and abroad that include , INVIDEO: International Exhibition of Video and Cinema Beyond, A.I.A.C.E., Milan, Italy (2008 and 2009 and 2011); Videoholica International Video Art Festival , Varna . Bulgaria. (2011) London Independent Film Festival(2010) , 18th CineRail Festival , International festival , Paris (2010), The Moving Image Film Festival, Toronto(2010), Istanbul International Animation Festival, Istanbul, Turkey (2008); IDAP The Vernacular Terrain, SonZhuang Art Museum, Beijing, China (2008); Digital Long Island Festival, IMAC Theatre, New York, USA (2007); IDDA and The Harries, National Digital Art Award, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia (2007, 2006 & 2005); IDDA and New Media-Film-Video-Photo media, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China (2006; Too Much Freedom. Hammer Museum of Art . Los Angeles U.S.A.(2006) Magda was awarded Best Animation Film Award, The 7th Annual Female Eye Film Festival, Toronto, Canada (2009); Best Experimental Animation, The San Francisco Women’s Film Festival, San Francisco, USA (2006), and was a finalist in the ACMI Atom Awards, Australia Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, Australia (2006 and 2008 and 2009 and 2010 ).