Hing Tsang is Senior Lecturer in digital film production at the University of Suffolk. He is author of Semiotics and Documentary: The Living Sign in the Cinema (Mouton Gruyter, 2013). This book applies Peircean sign theory to the work of Jon Jost, van der Keuken, and Rithy Panh. He has previously published in journals and books on the work of van der Keuken and Jon Jost.
His research interests include American pragmatism, sign theory, bio-semiotics, visual anthropology and Asian film. He is also active as a practitioner and his recent collaborations with the Peruvian performance artist Jose Navarro has been shown in different venues and symposiums in London.