Mandra Wabäck was born in 1970 in Stockholm, Sweden.
She graduated from the Swedish School of Photography in 1989 moved on to the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam where she graduated in 1994 from the audio-visual departement.
After several solo and group exhibitions in Holland and abroad, she decided to continue and explore filmmaking. In 1997 she got selected to the Dutch Film and Television Academy, where she graduated in 2001 as a filmdirector.
Mandra is currently mixing various disciplines in her work, both as a visual artist, writer and filmdirector.