Niamh Peren

b. 1989

Niamh Peren is a film-maker and artist based in Auckland.

Elam School of Fine Arts Prize for Moving Image or Sound Art (2010)
Canterbury and Westland Science Fair Competition Overall Winner and receiver of Lincoln University scholarship for the sciences (2006)

Bachelor of Fine Arts First Class Honours, at Elam School of Fine Arts
BAchelor of Arts in History and Anthropology at the University of Auckland

Selected Exhibitions
2011 Animal Incarnations, Papakura Art Gallery, Auckland, NZ Screened The Great Bunny Hunt (2010) 

Prizes and Awards exhibition, Project Space B431, Elam, Auckland, NZ Screened The Great Bunny Hunt (2010) Artists Video Collection edit) 
2010 Takeaways, High Street Project Gallery, Christchurch, NZ Screened Rabbit (2008) and Rolling (2009)

Helix (Arts program), channel Okto, Austria. Screened Moustache Me Oh My (2007) and Bubblegum (2007)
Egyetemleges Film Festival, Taban Art Cinema, Hungary, Budapest. Screened Bubblegum (2007) and Waterlord (2008)
Tears, 448 Gallery, Auckland, NZ. Solo show. Screened Tears (2008)
Live at Elam, University of Auckland, NZ. Screened Rabbit (2008)
Reel Random – Observations on the art of life, Outpost Hokianga, NZ. Screened Bubblegum (2007), Maked-Up (2007), Waterlord (2008)
2007 NICAI Group Show, George Fraser Gallery, Auckland, NZ. Albert Park Drawing (2007)
De_part_ment, Auckland, NZ. Bird (2007)

2006 A Common Thread, COCA: Centre of Contemporary Art, Christchurch, NZ
2005 Aids in New Zealand 20 years on, Gallery 321, Christchurch, NZ. Touchy Subject (2005) was chosen for the New Zealand Aids Foundation postcard and catalogued 

The University of Auckland Video Artists Collection, Auckland

NZ Film Work 

2016 Knot, Director, Writer, Producer. Short Film

2014 Erebus: Operation Overdue, Actress. Television

2013 You Are Not Alone Tonight, Director, Producer. Music video

2012 What Really Happened- Votes for Women, Actress. Television  

2011 Blue, Actress. Short film

The Great Bunny Hunt. Peren; Director, Director of Photography and Editor
With Phil Price. Peren; Director, Director of Photography and Editor
NO. Magazine and Lonely Hearts Halloween Party. Peren; Director, Director of Photography and Editor

Land of The Long White Cloud by Florian Habicht. Peren: Co-Director, Co-Director of Photography, Interviewer and Creative Consultant.

Rubbings From A Live Man by Florian Habicht. Peren: Assistant Art Director.

Selected Press
Niamh Peren; The Filmmaker, Punched & Ruled, 2011
Shooting Success for All Involved, Otago Daily Times, 20 December, 2010
Australian Creative Magazine, The New Zealand Issue, May 2010, p.46 
Fresh Faces: The Full Package