Big Gay Idiot DJ fka Total Freedom is a multidisciplinary artist, DJ and producer based in Miami. BGIdj was a founding member of Fade to Mind, a Los Angeles-based music label, and a resident DJ at New York’s Gh20G0th1K parties since their inception. BGIdj was the creator of WILDNESS and Grown, two popular weekly underground club nights in Los Angeles and was also a resident at the city’s beloved Mustache Mondays. More recently the parties Melting Point in NYC, Evian Christ’s Trance Parties in the UK and PDA in London have claimed BGIdj as a part-time resident. Known for collaborations, BGIdj has worked with fellow artists including Ryan Trecartin, Isa Genzken, Arca, Wu Tsang, Xavier Cha, Boychild, Josh Johnson, Kelela, Akeem Smith, and Jason Moran. Over the last decade New York fashion brands Telfar and Hood by Air have consistently looked to BGIdj to music direct their presentations and campaigns. BGIdj has created many exhibitions including 2012’s Blasting Voice for Suzanne Geiss Company, The Table at the New Museum in 2010, and Cut Flowers at the Getty Museum in 2014. BGIdj was the creative director of Anthem for the 9th Berlin Biennale in 2016, and in 2018 performed at the inaugural Ghost2561, a performance and video art series in Bangkok. Recently BGIdj music directed HEADLESS: The Demonstration at the Shed, New York, was an artist in residence at BOFFO, Fire Island, and performed at the closing of Gropius Bau’s Rituals of Care performance series.es.
As of June 2022