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Clemente Bernad | Artistas | Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa
1963

Born on May 7.

1985

Graduates with a fine arts degree from the Universitat de Barcelona, specializing in photography, cinema, and video.

1986

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.

1987

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.

1992

Bernad’s work is shown in the exhibition Open Spain/España Abierta at the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College in Chicago.

1994

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.

1996

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.

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