Willy Brandt Haus is currently presenting in Berlin an exhibition of works by Yvonne von Schweinitz “Faces of Afghanistan” : 120 black and white pictures were selected from her vast 1953 work. That year, Yvonne von Schweinitz traveled for seven months with Swiss photographer Hans von Meiss-Teuffen who became her traveling companion. They left Zurich by car traveling through Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Israel, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan where she remained for three months.
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