He researches minerals with reflective, light-absorbing or polarizing properties which generate completely different perceptions according to the angle of observation and created the series Singularitas. At the First Costantini Painting Prize, he receives a Mention of Honor for Aproximación al infinito [Approximation to the Infinite]. He is also awarded the following: the Leonardo Prize for the Artist of the Year 1996, a Special Mention of the Jury at the Novartis Painting Prize for his relief work Vórtex, and the Honorary Mention for the Sculpture Prize awarded by the Instituto Nacional de Educación Técnica (INET) (National Technical Education Institute). Bedel creates the work Tango for an exhibition of the same name at the Palais de Glace in Buenos Aires. He takes part in the First Visual Arts Biennial of the Mercosur at the Fundação Bienal de Artes Visuais do Mercosul (Mercosur Visual Arts Viennial Foundation) in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and subsequently in the Sixth Chandon Painting Biennial in Buenos Aires with Stella Neutroni. At the exhibition entitled "Panorama de la escultura contemporánea argentina" ("Panorama of contemporary Argentine sculpture") he presents Culebrón hembra [Big Female Snake] and Culebrón macho [Big Male Snake].