Watsamon “June” Tri-yasakda is a photojournalist, based in Bangkok, Thailand. She’s actively documenting issues of human rights for LGBTIQ community in Thailand and Southeast Asia. She works for local and international media, and NGOs. Her works have been published in magazines Sarakadee and BK, Coconuts Media sites, and featured in Buzzfeed and After Ellen.

She has B.A. in Cultural Studies from Chulalongkorn University. She was offered a scholarship to study a Diploma in Photojournalism, Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University. She was selected for 2015 Chiangmai Documentary Arts Festival’s Mentor Program.
2016 "MR. PEARL", Suwon Photo Festival, South Korea
2016 "MR. PEARL", Exhibition at “Fix Butch, Repair Femme: Rhetoric, Derogatory and Violence” seminar, Bangkok, Thailand
2016 "Portrait of Natsayers at Taungbyone Nat Festival”, Group Exhibition, &PROUD LGBT Photo Competition’s Best Entries, Yangon, Myanmar
2016 "MR. PEARL", Slideshow Screening, PhotoJourn Festival Edition 2 Open Submission’s Selection, Bangkok, Thailand
2016 "MR. PEARL”, Solo Exhibition, Documentary Arts Asia, Chiangmai, Thailand
2016 "MR. PEARL", Multimedia Screening, F/28 – The Chiang Mai Month of Photography, Thailand 
2015 "Siang Esan", Slideshow Screening, F/28 – The Chiang Mai Month of Photography, Thailand
2013 "Sudawadee Norapoompipat", Short film by Apipar Norapoompipat and Watsamon Tri-yasakda, Non - Being by Itself curated by Kamin LertchaiprasertThe Art Center, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
"Race for gender equality" by Bangkok Post
"Capturing LGBT pride in Asia" by UNAIDS

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