I'M NOT GOING TO CALL HIM A LIAR BEHIND HIS BACK BUT I WOULD SAY IT TO HIS FACE IF HE WAS HERE
22 October 2016
Back in Alt Sachsenhausen
"We had weeks and weeks of meetings with these men and she totally
unnerved them because she knitted all the way through. It was
extraordinary to watch these big, powerful bureaucrats having temper
tantrums, only to be met with a look of disdain from the stony face of
Kathleen Shannon and the rhythmic clacking sound of knit one, purl one.
... When it was clear that we had won, Kathleen looked at me and smiled
and said, "Well you've got your film and I've got a new sweater!"
— Terre Nash, "Against the Grain: In 1974, when Kathleen Shannon Founded Studio D." This Magazine. Vol. 31, no. 6 (May-June 1998)