Stephen Churchill Downes for Narcissist Nation

An experimental photography collaboration Narcissist Nation and photographer, Stephen Churchill Downes, investigating the dual relationship that a singular narcissist has with themselves. These portraits reflect the strife each narcissist endures from the preoccupation of fantasies of unlimited success, love, power, brilliance, and beauty, leaving minimal space for an honest pairing with another being. Narcissist battle seeing themselves truthfully in reflection, constantly striving for what cannot be there.