Posts by Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart is a Contributing Writer and Digital Media Specialist for My Modern Met, as well as a curator and art historian. Since 2020, she is also one of the co-hosts of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. She earned her MA in Renaissance Studies from University College London and now lives in Rome, Italy. She cultivated expertise in street art which led to the purchase of her photographic archive by the Treccani Italian Encyclopedia in 2014. When she’s not spending time with her three dogs, she also manages the studio of a successful street artist. In 2013, she authored the book 'Street Art Stories Roma' and most recently contributed to 'Crossroads: A Glimpse Into the Life of Alice Pasquini'. You can follow her adventures online at @romephotoblog.
May 13, 2022

Middle-Schooler Starts Book Club to Fight Back Against Banned Books

When the American Library Association published its annual report, a troubling trend was clear—more books than ever are being banned in the United States. In 2021, the association reports that there were 729 challenges to 1,597 books, which is the highest number since the organization began tracking book bans 20 years ago. These challenges affect books in libraries, schools, and universities.

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May 10, 2022

Ingenious Shower Head Attachment Lets Couples Comfortably Take Showers Together

Whether you want to save water, share a romantic moment with a partner, or bathe in luxury, Boona's Tandem Shower might be exactly what you’re looking for. This runaway success on Kickstarter transforms any standard shower into one with water coming from both sides. The ingenious design is easy to install and keeps an even water pressure and temperature on both sides.

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May 9, 2022

French Artist Creates Ethereal Cardboard Bridges Suspended by Balloons

For over 20 years, French artist Olivier Grossetête has been creating what he calls Participative Monumental Constructions. Made with the assistance of local communities, these ephemeral pieces of architecture are erected using only cardboard boxes and tape. Grossetête works without the assistance of machinery, using only the help of local participants to bring these fantasy pieces to life.

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