Gregg S. Lloren is an assistant professor at the University of the Philippines Cebu, a constituent unit of the country’s national university, University of the Philippines System. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Letters from San Beda University, Manila, Philippines. He earned his MSc by Research (with Merit) in Interdisciplinary Creative Practices at the University of Edinburgh where he conducted a practice-led research on the chronotopic scale in the immersive video environment. As a PhD Architecture candidate at the same university, Mr. Lloren’s work focuses on human-machine interaction framed by memory studies and cognitive science. He seeks to understand the architectonics of virtual worlds and how they impact human perception and memory according to the new discoveries introduced by immersive audiovisual technologies – the new tool of inscription and thought process.
Mr. Lloren is a digital scholar with interests in the semiotic configuration of memory and perception, the multimodality and the textuality of the kineikonic modes; digital media architectonics; media consciousness and subjectivity in human-machine interaction; and the interdisciplinarity between the science of digital media, the culture of its design and production, and the art of its dissemination.