L’Atelier Ecluse is a space dedicated to the contemporary practice of the book trade.Its workshops combine the infrastructure and know-how necessary for bookbinding, engraving, and typographic printing.Founded in 2022 on the banks of the Lachine Canal, it coexists with the industrial heritage and manufacturing history marking this sector of Montreal.

Yannick Allen-V. is a contemporary artisan and artist based in Montreal. After several years working in the world of paper and bookbinding, he founded Atelier Ecluse in 2022 as a meeting platform for practitioners interested in the subject of books.