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Birthing a Better Future Art & Science Exhibition by Zero2 Expo

Birthing a Better Future Art and Science Exhibition was established to increase public awareness about the key issues and importance of the first 1001 days of life from conception to age two. The ‘1001 Critical Days’ is the UK’s first cross-party children’s manifesto which proposes important ways to improve the lives of babiesWe want to support you to give your child the best possible start in life.

After the positive response to our successful exhibitions at the Houses of Parliament (2016) and the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford (2017/18), it encouraged us to develop the exhibition further and make plans to take it nationwide. Building on these two exhibitions, our revised portable exhibition model shines an even clearer spotlight on the importance of these first 1001 days, in a compelling, engaging and accessible way that lends itself equally to senior level policy makers and budget holders; local practitioners; parents and the general public.

This pop up exhibition consists of 18 beautifully designed, double-sided exhibition banners, covering key topics for contemplation that invite you to consider new ways of thinking about pregnancy, birth and parenting. All text is underpinned by expert opinions and scientific research and is accompanied by thought-provoking art.

Science proves beyond doubt how important the 1001 days are for optimum brain development, an outcome which is most readily achieved through exposure to healthy environments and good relationships. These positive early connections last a lifetime, and are vital in creating successful, happy and healthy adults.

Visitors expressed how they found the exhibitions informative, educational, moving and inspiring, even prompting changes in behaviour. The Lancet already published an official report stating that 80% of people who saw our exhibition found it had a big effect in raising awareness. This model clearly demonstrates the potential of a multimedia exposition to effectively convey public health messages because we believe this is the biggest public health message of our time. 

 

We would love you to stay in touch…

 

If you would like to hire the pop-up exhibition to host in your town, please do get in touch Here

 

A special thank you to all participants and committee who helped shape this project.

 

*All images and text in this exhibition are subject to copyright.

 

Alex Florschutz, MA
Founder of Zero2 Expo

 

*We are extremely excited and grateful to have our Oxford exhibition evaluation outcome published in The Lancet (Public Health Science 2018-Volume 392, Supplement 2, Pages S1-S97, November 2018)

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Exhibitions

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Tuesday 1st January 2019
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Tuesday 31st December 2019

The Zero2 Expo has created Birthing a Better Future...

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Brighton Festival 2019

Friday 3rd May 2019
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Monday 6th May 2019

Welcome to our exhibition at the Brighton Fringe Festival....

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Oxford 2017/18

Saturday 11th November 2017
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Saturday 6th January 2018

Welcome to the launch of Birthing a Better Future...

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Parliament 2016

Sunday 26th June 2016
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Friday 1st July 2016

Zero2 Expo follows on from the private exhibition launched...

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London

Tuesday 1st January 2019
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Tuesday 31st December 2019

Welcome to “Birthing a Better Future” art & science...

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The Zero2 Expo Pop-Up Exhibition TBC  

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Events

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Film by Steve Biddulph

Friday 3rd May 2019

The Secret of Happy Children Live Talk by Steve … Continue reading Film by Steve Biddulph

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Begin Before Birth Conference

Thursday 14th June 2018

Had a really great day at the Begin Before … Continue reading Begin Before Birth Conference

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Umbrella Campaign

Saturday 11th November 2017

Welcome to the launch of Birthing a Better Future … Continue reading Umbrella Campaign

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News

Welcome to Zero2 Expo

01-05-2018

Welcome to Zero2 Expo’s first blog, yay.  My name … Continue reading Welcome to Zero2 Expo

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Help Birthing a Better Future Tour the UK

31-05-2018

Dear Friends, Our mission is to increase general public … Continue reading Help Birthing a Better Future Tour the UK

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Coming soon

31-05-2018

Image by ©Helen Edwards

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Coming Soon

31-05-2018

Image by ©Melody Garreau 

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