Davina Jogi is a photojournalist from Harare, Zimbabwe currently working between Zimbabwe and Australia. She focuses on documenting social justice issues and has a particular interest in stories of identity and migration.
She studied at the University of Cape Town, the Cape Town School of Photography and Market Photo Workshop in Johannesburg, South Africa. She spent 2 years working as an assistant picture editor at The Times newspaper also in Johannesburg before pursuing a freelance career and returning home to Zimbabwe.
As a freelancer she has worked with a variety of local and international newspapers, magazines and NGOs and her photography has been exhibited in southern Africa, Europe, USA and Australia.
Davina is the recipient of a number of grants and awards for her photography including a 2013 National Arts Merit Award – the premier award given by the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe in recognition of outstanding achievements in the field of arts and culture.
She is also a founding and current director of the Zimbabwe Association of Female Photographers (ZAFP), which provides practical support and project-based training to women photographers.
Davina believes that, especially in the part of the world she comes from, the role of a journalist is as a storyteller and advocate.