From Maputo to Mogadishu, Circle Art Gallery, Nairobi
Dreams and Dystopias, Ismaili Centre, London

Silent Lives, Creative center Foundation, Los Angeles

Le mal d'Afrique, a Journey into old and new Africa. Cosmos gallerie Paris

Le mal d'Afrique, a Journey into old and new Africa, Nairobi national Museum,
Le mal d’Afrique,Candela & Decker gallery, New York. USA
Reflections of Kenya, Ramoma Museum, Nairobi. Kenya


Africa State of Mind - Hybrid cities/Etat d'Esprit Africain-Villes Hybrides
Les Rencontres de la Photographie ARLES - Arles Photo festival
4th July - 26th September 2021

1% Privilege in a Time of Global inequality
Samek Art Museum - Lewisburg, USA

Chavonnes Battery Museum - Cape Town, South Africa
Photival Photographic Festival - Wellington, New Zealand
Médiathèque du Pays de Sierentz, France
fosfeniLAB - Padua, Italy
University of Virginia—Charlottesville, USA

Rendez-vous • Image - Strasbourg, France
Balkan Photo Festival - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Gage Gallery at Roosevelt University - Chicago, USA
Magazzini Fotografici - Naples, Italy
Head On Photo Festival - Sydney, Australia
Transphotographiques - Lilles, France
Athens Photo Festival - Athens, Greece
LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph - [Evening projection]
Voies Off :: Arles, France
Uri-Eichen Gallery - Chicago, USA
OBSCURA Festival - George Town, Malaysia
AMURAL Festival - Brasov, Romania
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Organ Vida Festival - Zagreb, Croatia
Just Another Photo Festival - Varanasi, India
Addis Foto Fest - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The Eye – International Photography Festival Aberystwyth, Wales

Pingyao International Photography Festival -NPingyao, China
East Wing Gallery - Dubai, UAE
Browse Gallery- Berlin, Germany
Fotodoks Festival - Munich, Germany
Lagos Photo (Satellite Exhibit) Lagos, Nigeria
Lishui International Photography Festival- Lishui, China
International Photography Festival GuatePhoto - Guatemala City, Guatemala


The Square / Uganda
Press Photo Awards, Kampala, Uganda Alliance Francaise, Nairobi, Kenya.

AddisFotoFest, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Just Another Photo Festival, Delhi, India, October 2015 + 2016
FotoIstanbul, Istanbul, Turkey, October 2015 + 2016
BredaPhoto, Breda, The Netherlands, September-October 2016
OBSCURA Festival of the Photograph, George Town, Malaysia, August 2016
LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph, Charlottesville, USA, June 2016.

Rencontres de Fes,Morocco
Channels: Media, Culture, and Representation, Delaware County Community College.
Viral: Photography in the Age of Social Media, Alison Richard Building, Cambridge University.

Photoville, Brooklyn, NY

Mosquito Coast
Art Paris art fair, Grand Palais, Paris, A gallerie


American Photography winner (35)

Nominated to le Prix Pictet

Grant from the Pulitzer centre for crisis reporting. Nominated to le Prix Pictet

Winner POPCAP12 for African Contemporary Photography - Nominated to le Prix Pictet

PDN Photo Annual, USA


Addis Ababa. Be-Poles Publishing, France. 2017
Mosquito Coast, Travels from Maputo to Mogadishu. Hatje Cantz, Germany, p. 2015
Le Mal d’Afrique, a Journey into old & new Africa. Empire Publishing, USA, p. 2006
Peter Beard,Scrapbooks from Africa & beyond + DVD. Empire Publishing, USA, p. 2006
Kenya December 2002, on the Kenyan elections, Camerapix Publishing, Kenya, p 2002

Collective work
Africa State of Mind - Contemporary Photography reimagines a Continent by Ekow Eshun - published 2020 by thames and Hudson
Everyday Africa, Kehrer Publishing, Germany, p 2017
1% Privilege in a Time of Global inequality, Hatje Cantz,Germany, p 2016
Nairobi 24 Editor: Guillaume Bonn & Nick Ysenburg, 8 Nairobi photographers and writers present a celebration of their city. Kwani Publishing, Kenya, p 2010

Guest lectures

Royal Geographical Society London, with curator Rozemin Keshvani discuss Bonn’s photo essay on East Africa’s disappearing past, barely recognisable but through the echoes of architectural ruins and fragile landscapes.

Royal Geographical Society with curator Rozemin Keshvani on how to consider reframing and re-contextualising post colonial histories through photography.

Frontline club London with Jon Lee Anderson - Mosquito Coast

Cork-Ireland travel book festival – Mal d’Afrique

Hay on Wye literary book festival - Mal d’Afrique

Frontline club London on my book Mal d’Afrique
Half King in NYC - Mal d’Afrique

Films: (director)

The Era of Man - on conservationist Tony Fitzjohn and his work in Mkomazi national Park
Writing Fidel - on Author and Journalist Jon Lee Anderson writing his latest film on Fidel Castro

The desert School - French Foreign Legion – Djibouti – short film for CNN inside Africa.
The Kongo on the legendary Erytrean rebel attire ‘’Kongo’’shoe that helped win the revolution - short film for CNN inside Africa

A Nomadic Dilemma”, United NationsDevelopment Program Somali 1999, a 15minutes documentary on natural disaster prevention in north east Somalia

Peter Beard Scrapbooks from Africa and Beyond, a 52 minutes film produced by French channel Canal+ on American Artist/photographer Peter Beard.
Shown on TV stations worldwide.
Sundance festival in 2006 with release of DVD.

Interviews, reviews and articles (selection)
Harpers Bazaar (uk), Photo (France), Foto8 (Uk), The East African newspaper (Kenya), Liberation (France), Le Figaro (France), Telerama (France), Les Inrockuptibles (France), Le Nouvel Observateur, (France) l'Express (France), The New Yorker (USA), Books (France), Vanity Fair (USA), Paris Match (France), Wall Street Journal Magazine (USA)

Editorial (selection)
Vanity Fair Magazine (USA/UK) The New York Times Magazine (USA), The International Herald Tribune (USA), The Guardian Magazine (UK), The Guardian (UK), The Telegraph Magazine (UK), The New York Times (USA), TIME (USA), NEWSWEEK (USA), Monocle (UK), Departures (USA), Conde Nast Traveler (USA), Outside (USA) Tatler (UK), Harpers Bazaar (UK), Granta (UK), The Wall Street Journal magazine (USA), New York times Style T-Magazine (USA), The Sunday Times magazine (UK), The London Times (UK), The Sunday Independent magazine (UK),