Terence Heng is a photographer and sociologist. He is currently a senior lecturer in Sociology at the University of Liverpool, where he is also an Associate with the Centre for Architecture and the Visual Arts.
Terence graduated from the University of Oxford with an MSc in Management Research and a PhD in Visual Sociology from Goldsmiths, University of London. Working on intersections between creative practice, cultural geographies and visual sociology, he investigates the making of ethnic identities and sacred space amongst Chinese individuals.
His first visual monograph Of Gods, Gifts and Ghosts: Sacred Spaces in Urban Places is a collection of visual essays focused on Chinese religion and sacred space in Singapore.