Magdalena Arau (La Plata, Argentina, 1981). An audiovisual communicator by the FBA-UNLP, where she works as a teacher. She has worked in theatrical and cinematographic projects as assistant director, director and actress, performing at various national and international festivals. In BAFICI 2011, she premièred Archivo Expandido, an expanded film constructed from amateur visual and sound materials in their original format (Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Mostra de Cinema Periférico, Südpol, among others). She created the project La invención del barco es la invención del naufragio for the edition of Espacios Revelados in Buenos Aires. She is a founding member of ARCA (Regional Archive of Amateur Cinema).