Off the Record: Urban Scrawl


Oh come on, you know we’re no good with secrets. Here’s something we shouldn’t tell you about Urban Scrawl, this month’s photo-essay on taggers:

Twelve meetings between Robert Yager and the taggers he shot for “Urban Scrawl” were aborted. “I would drive to, say, Highland Park,” says the photographer, “and they would say, ‘We don’t have a ride—can you take us?’ I was, like, ‘Oh yes, let me drive you to your next illegal tagging location!”