12', Spain, 2017
Participatory Budgeting (PB) is one of the most successful civic innovations of the last quarter-century. PB is an easy procedure allowing citizens to propose ideas to the city hall, to vote for the best one and to grant public funds to the winner. In many countries, participatory budgeting is boosting a new kind of activism claiming the common good as a true meaning of politics. Hidden Garden is the story of most ever voted project of the participatory budget of Lisbon, a beautiful collective adventure for saving and endangered green area an to turn it into a public space.