- José Luis Alexanco Madrid, Spain, 1942
- Dimensions:15,5 x 11 x 8 cm
- Category: Sculpture
- Entry date:2009
- Register number:AD05377
José Luis Alexanco’s work was already involved in the application of computer processes to human figure representation when he joined the first year of the Seminar on the Automatic Generation of Plastic Forms (1968-1973) at the Computer Centre of the Complutense University of Madrid. Of all those taking part in the seminar, Alexanco was the only artist able to do his own programming. The MOUVNT sculptures are a demonstration of his artistic investigation into computer-generated shapes and forms. To create them, the computer began with basic shapes taken from the synthesis of the human figure, and then applied transformations created by turning, expanding, transposing and interpolating and combining the shapes. Finally, the MOUVNT sculptures materialised as resin-coated laminates, through a process of feeding the computer information about the contours of the forms and transformations, meaning Alexanco could create around three hundred different sculptures from a single method. The Museo Reina Sofía keeps seven sculptures from the series, and the MOUVNT computer programme (1969-1973) that was used to generate them.
Carmen Fernández Aparicio
Alexanco, José Luis ( 1942-)Zaragoza : Banco Zaragozano, 1994.
Alexanco : pinturas 1985 : [del 12 de febrero al 22 de marzo de 1986] / textos de Aurora García y Javier Seguí de la Riva.Alexanco, José Luis ( 1942-)Madrid : Fernando Vijande, 
Alexanco, José Luis ( 1942-)Madrid : Galeria Nieves Fernandez, 1990.
Alexanco, José Luis ( 1942-)Madrid : Fernando Vijande, 1983 imp.
Alexanco, José Luis ( 1942-)Burgos : Espacio Caja de Burgos, 1998.