The photomontage technique served to show a variable female being, which was identified with vegetation. Of course, the idea itself takes the achievements of such famous artists like Sandro Botticelli, Alfons Mucha or Stanisław Wyspiański, who however, did not have time to fulfil himself in oil painting, only in a rapid pastel technique. The works of by Agnieszka Kot evolve in the melancholy concept, which is a meditation over the essence of beauty, its constancy and fleetingness. And even over its delusion, as these are photomontage works.
the one hand represent the original, drawing style, and on the other, they show too strong entanglements into illustration, as if they were, for example, book illustrations. The literary symbolism of the skeletons, skulls, home-ruins presented, is to show the fleetingness of youth, within the meaning of how the artists of XIX i XX c. of the Art Noveau called it, for example Józef Mehoffer or Stanisław Wyspiański. There is nevertheless a need to seek some more recent meanings, adequate for XXI c.
I presume, has been awarded due to political implications, not an artistic ones.
a pandemic problem, although we do not know what was the idea of its development. The work can also serve as i.e. the poster to cope with Covid-19, as it shows a specific picture on the attempt to cope with, or maybe a sheer helplessness against pandemic.