Spanning drawing, writing, sculpture, video, and performance, Doa Aly’s work has been structured around a re-imagination of the history of European literature, its concerns, genres and protagonists. Her solo shows include Desire, Deceit and Difficult Deliveries, Townhouse, Cairo (2013); The House of Sleep, Gypsum Gallery, Cairo (2013) and The Girl Splendid in Walking, Darat al Funun, Amman (2010). Her group shows include When the whites of the eyes are red, The Center for Curatorial, Bard College, New York (2017); Sounds As If, Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF), Cairo (2016); Across The Universe, The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA), Seoul (2015); A Prologue to the Past and Present State of Things, Delfina Foundation, London (2015); Lest The Two Seas Meet, The Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw (2015); Dancing Light / Let it move you..., Huis Marseille Museum, Amsterdam (2014-¬ 2015); Locus Agonistes: Practices and Logics of the Civic, Beirut Art Center Beirut; Argos, Brussels (2011); What Keeps Mankind Alive?, 11th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul (2010). Her films and performances have been shown by the New Museum (New York), Tate Modern (London), and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York. Doa Aly was shortlisted for the Abraaj Group Art Prize in 2017.