This essay contains a series of diagrams of concepts utilized in the photo essay, Schismotopia: Environmentalism, Heterotopia, and Schismogenisis in Austin, Texas.
This set of diagrams vizualizes a number of concepts that are relevant to Schismotopias. Each diagram utilizes the same triadic structure but, as a set, they progress in scale from the abstract level of semiosis to the concrete example of Austin as a Schismotopia.
This diagram visualizes the process of semiosis through the utilization of Paul Kockelman's definition of the sign (2005, 234).
This diagram visualizes a discursive understanding of the process of social construction that is influeced by semiosis.
This diagram visualizes the relationship between 3 of Gregory Bateson's 5 orders of learning (1987, 184).
This diagram utilizes the structure of semiosis to visualize Place as a process.
This diagram visualizes the concept of Schismotopia in reference to the schismogenic relation between Austin's white and black populations' differential relationship to place in the city.