OxShot #6 - Rad Cam

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OxShot #6 - Rad Cam

 

The Radcliffe Camera — or Rad Cam, as it is colloquially known — could be spotted in our last week’s publication. Here is the view of the building from the tower of the University Church of St Mary the Virgin: a perfectly symmetrical cake-like creation designed by James Gibbs. One of the symbols of the University of Oxford, it remains entirely off limits to visitors. In term-time the building is full of students sitting in front of their books and laptops, while the centuries-old dust continues to settle on the shelves, banisters, and portrait frames.

‘OxShot’ is our brand new visual essay from Katariina Kottonen (Chance & Physics). Every Monday, get a glimpse of the city’s literary life, and be reminded of its astonishing cultural richness. One take, for your double-take.


Kat Kottonen

Kat Kottonen

Katariina Kottonen is an author with an MSt in Creative Writing from Oxford and an interest in everything. She is a contributor to The Oxonian Review and The Oxford Cultural Review and the founder of the Chance & Physics website as well as writing regularly for Oxford Writers' House


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