He has directed a number of documentaries, including Peter Beard: Scrapbooks from Africa and Beyond on the American artist, which was screened at the Sundance Film Festival and shown on TV channels worldwide. Bonn also worked as a cameraman on Dying to Tell the Story, a ninety-minute CNN documentary nominated for an Emmy Award.

A contributor to Vanity Fair magazine, covering a range of stories, including the conflict in North Uganda with the late Christopher Hitchens, the murder of conservationist Joan Root near Lake Naivasha, and “Agony and Ivory” on African elephants and the ivory trade, or the the Haute coutures shows in Paris as well as being the only invited photographer to cover the wedding of the Maharaja of Jaipur. His work has been exhibited at The Nairobi National Museum and has been part of many group exhibitions including: 1 % Privilege in a Time of Inequality which will be exhibited on 5 continents.

A photographer at large for the Luxury Parfums company MeMo Paris.

His work has been published by: The Wall Street Journal Magazine, The Guardian Magazine, The Sunday Times magazine, The New York Times Magazine, Monocle, 6MOIS, Departures magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, Time, Newsweek, Intelligent Life magazine, The Economist, Tatler, Harpers Bazaar (uk), New York Magazine, Outside, and others.


Mal d’Afrique
Nairobi National Museum, May 2008
October 2008

Cosmos Gallery, Paris, France
May 2009

Silent Lives
Creative Visions Foundation, Los Angeles
June 2012


Silent Lives:
2015 May 2-13 - Editions POPCAP prize for Contemporaty African Photography,
Artificial Image gallery, Berlin, Germany

1 % Privelege in a Time of Global Inequality:

Pingyao International Photography Festival
Pingyao, China
September 19-25, 2015

East Wing Gallery
Dubai, UAE
September 30 - October 23, 2015

Browse GalleryBerlin, Germany
October 9-30, 2015

Fotodoks Festival
(Satellite Exhibit)
Munich, Germany
October 14- November 1, 2015

(Satellite Exhibit)
Lagos, Nigeria
October 24 - November 27, 2015
[Presenting a selection]

Lishui International Photography Festival
Lishui, China
November 6-10, 2015

International Photography Festival GuatePhoto
Antigua & Guatemala City, Guatemala
November 12-30, 2015

Rendez-Vous Image
Strasbourg, France
January 22-24 2016

Balkan Photo Festival
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
January 29-31, 2016

Gage Gallery at Roosevelt University
Chicago, USA
February 11 - May 28, 2016

Magazzini Fotografici
Naples, Italy
April 28 - September 18, 2016

Head On Photo Festival
Sydney, Australia
April 29 - May 22, 2016

Lilles, France
June 3 - July 31, 2016

Athens Photo Festival
Athens, Greece
June 9 - July 31, 2016

Uri-Eichen Gallery
Chicago, USA
July 2016

AMURAL Festival
Brasov, Romania

July 2016

Voies Off : Arles
Arles, France
July 4-10, 2016

OBSCURA Festival
George Town, Malaysia
August 19-26, 2016

AMURAL Festival
Brasov, Romania
September 1-4, 2016

Brown University
Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Providence, USA in the Fall of 2016

Organ Vida Festival
Zagreb, Croatia
September 12-24, 2016

The Eye – International Photography Festival
Aberystwyth, Wales
September 30 - October 2, 2016

Chavonnes Battery Museum
Cape Town, South Africa
October 27th, 2016

Addis Foto Fest
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
December 28, 2016 - January 1, 2017

University of Virginia - Charlottesville
Charlottesville, USA
March 2017