Emilie Baltz is a director and artist who creates multi-sensory experiences that foster curiosity and wonder in the everyday. Best known for her work at the intersection of food, technology and the senses, her projects include the world’s first lickable ice cream orchestra, a cotton candy theremin and an emotion-based scent organ.
She is the recipient of a Sundance New Frontiers fellowship, winner of Best Immersive Non-Fiction at IDFA DocLab and Best First Cookbook in the World, awarded at the Louvre. Between 2011-2014, Emilie was Creative Director at the Museum of Sex, in New York City and developed the first performance art cocktail bar in it’s first floor gallery. Her work has been shown in the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, the Liberty Science Center, the New Museum and presented in numerous international festivals.
She founded the first Food Design studio at Pratt Institute and teaches experience design at the School of Visual Arts Products of Design MFA in NYC.