Visual Communication
Degree Show 2021

Demi Tcha
Be My Guest


Studio Leader
Sara Oscar
Be My Guest is a publication that explores my family’s Chinese Timorese cultural identity and migration journey to Australia. Where my family’s favourite ‘homefoods’ are influenced by their long journey to rebuild a home in Australia, this project celebrates my family's recipes and untold stories of the past. A glimpse into the heart of my home where stories are told and life lessons are learnt, this publication is a celebration of how the flavours of home can so powerfully connect us to the past but also create pathways to the future in order to preserve culture and identity. This project highlights the hardships and experiences that other migrants and children of migrants can relate to. A very personal project that has been an invaluable project to develop and create, Be My Guest shares my humbling return to my roots and meals of my childhood.

UTS School of Design, Faculty of Design
Architecture and Building
UTS acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the Boorooberongal people of the Dharug Nation, the Bidiagal people and the Gamaygal people, upon whose ancestral lands our university stands. We would also like to pay respect to the Elders both past and present, acknowledging them as the traditional custodians of knowledge for these lands.