Backup Plans – How do you deal with the unexpected when designing and installing media installations? More importantly, are there any best practices to anticipate and mitigate the negative effects of the unexpected? In Camille's career as an installation / public artist, the unexpected has run the gamut from architectural constraints, to building codes, to construction delays, to difficult project managers, to aesthetic issues, to information access, to changing and obsolescing technology. She will discusses lesson learned, and lays out some helpful tips for proposals, contracts, budgets, maintenance, and back up plans of all sorts. At their best, creative back up plans ultimately allow for more risky work.