Trevor Paglen on the Yosemite tradition

Photographer Trevor Paglen explains the legacy of photography in the American West and its close ties to surveillance and the U.S. Department of War. The artist walks us through his own photograph of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park and explains how his work relates to these visual traditions.

  • Total running time: 2 min. 47 sec.

  • Featured Artist: Trevor Paglen
  • SFMOMA Release Date: July 2012