Born on May 7.
Graduates with a fine arts degree from the Universitat de Barcelona, specializing in photography, cinema, and video.
Receives a grant from the government of Navarre.
Leaves his job as an assistant to photographer Koldo Chamorro to launch his own career as a photographer. The Museo de Navarra mounts an exhibition of Bernad’s work.
Begins the series Crónicas del País Vasco, about the history of the Basque Country’s political conflict; will continue work on the series until 2001.
Begins the Jornaleros series, which illustrates the trade- union struggles, the nomadism, and the precarious existence of a group of Andalusian day laborers.
Bernad’s work is shown in the exhibition Open Spain/España Abierta at the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College in Chicago.
Until 1996, works in Chiapas, Mexico, following the start of the Zapatista revolution. Wins an award from Fotopress for his documentary series Mujeres sin tierra, on Saharawi women in refugee camps in southern Algiers.
Bernad’s work is featured in the exhibition Pauvres de n ous, marking the fiftieth anniversary of the French association Les Petits Frères des Pauvres. Photographs by Bernad and other noted photographers are included in the book Conocer España, published by National Geographic and RBA Editores.