Progress Trap (Chair No.1)
Steel, torsion springs, hardware, chain
32 x 16 x 18 inches
Functional steel-jaw trap / chair
Progress trap: The condition human societies experience when, in pursuing progress through human ingenuity, they inadvertently introduce problems they do not have the resources or political will to solve, for fear of short-term losses in status, stability or quality of life. This prevents further progress and sometimes leads to collapse.